A leopard is trapped and tied to a pole in Borneo.
Sub title reads: "We trap a leopard in the heart of the jungle."
Introductory intertitle reads: "In the heart of the fearsome big game country."
L/S of men walking away from the camera through the jungle. "We build a spring trap." L/S of the trap being constructed (bad image decomposition damage on this shot).
"A rattan necktie" - M/S of man sitting on the ground making a rope. M/S of three men working on the trap. C/U of the spring being set. "Literally 'up a tree!'" Low angle shot of the cameraman setting up his camera on top of a platform high in the trees. "Three hours late - the villain is trapped." High angle shot of the leopard running through the enclosure and into the trap. Closer shot of leopard in trap then C/U of the men tying up the poor thing.
"Mr Leopard - fit to be and fitly tied." Leopard lies on the ground tied up and snarls at his captors. L/S of the leopard being picked up by several men. M/S of the lion tied upside down to a pole. You can see that the leopard is still alive by its breathing - cruel.
This is one of the NFTVA prints made from our decomposing nitrate.