• Short Summary

    A leopard is trapped and tied to a pole in Borneo.

  • Description


    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:18:00 / 01:31:23:00
    EP 146

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