• Short Summary

    Two stories about watery inventions and one about a cockatoo who wears a woolly jumper.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "30 Second News".

    London. New Waterkart invention is demonstrated.

    CU As Christopher Gray starts the waterkart and it tows him away from camera. LV Pan as he swims round pool. LV As he is joined by Joanna Ford (Miss Variety Club of Great Britain 1964) who swims along beside him. SV People watching. LV As Chris lets go of the kart and dives to bottom of pool. The kart continues on but goes round in circles so that when Chris comes up from bottom the kart is waiting for him.

    New London, Connecticut, United States of America (USA). Two-man submarines are shown for use in scientific research.

    LV Pan two deep-diving subs on pier. SV One of the subs. CU Ditto. LV As the subs are lifted for launching. SV Ditto. LV One of them going into water. LV Pan the two subs in water either side of pier.

    Brisbane, Australia. A Cockatoo who has lost his feathers is given a jersey to wear.

    SV Mrs Corness and daughter Bridie with their cockatoo called Soda. CU Ditto. CU The cockatoo. CU Bridie. CU As they put the knitted suit onto the cockatoo. CU The bird with the suit on. CU Ditto. SV As Bridie puts Soda on top of his cage. CU Soda on top of cage.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:03:00 / 01:42:39:00

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