• Short Summary

    Farmers go out to hunt fruit bats that are eating their crops.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Aussies Hunt Forest Pest - The Flying Fox".

    Susan Island, New South Wales, Australia.

    CU Bat being held by outstretched wings. CU Fox-like head of bat.

    LV Pan bats flying over trees on an island. MV Bats swarming round tree.

    SV Bats hanging from tree.

    CU Damaged fruit on tree.

    MV Hunting party approaching island in boat.

    MV Hunting party walking through trees and pointing up to trees.

    MV Bats hanging from tree, pan down tree. SV Man firing gun.

    MV Bats flying from tree. MV Back shot man firing gun.

    SV Bats flapping wings hanging from tree. MV Men shooting guns.

    MV Bats flying from trees.

    CU Man holding dead bat by outstretched wings.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1427.35
    Media URN:
    46543
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:39:00 / 01:50:46:00
    Canister:
    49/100

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