• Short Summary

    Larry the Lamb is moved from cats and dogs home in London to farm in Oxfordshire.

  • Description

    London and Shiplake, Oxfordshire

    C/U Notice "Cats and Dogs Home" M/S RSPCA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) official bringing out Lamb (Larry). C/U driver takes lamb and puts in van. M/S driver closes door and gets into van. M/S man watches van drive off. M/S van drives off. Dissolve to van going along road. C/U driver. Dissolve to M/S van arriving. M/S boys opening gates. L/S boys opening gates van drives in and pulls up. Boy rush to back of van and crowd round Master walks into picture and shakes hands. with driver.

    M/S master pushes boy aside and open van. M/S master pushes boys aside and opens van. C/U from inside man opens box and takes out lamb and hands to master. L/S master with lamb, boys crowded round. M/S master and one boy with lamb, past camera. Track shot boy with lamb. M/S groundsman standing by pen. L/S boys approach pen, one puts lamb inside. M/S of lamb in pen. L/S boy feeding lamb with baby bottle. The commentator says that on closer inspection Larry turned out to be female so was renamed Linda !

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1301.18
    Media URN:
    43161
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/06/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:36:00 / 01:29:31:00
    Canister:
    NP 353

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "C/U Notice "Cats and Dogs Home" - it's The Mayhew Home, in London.

    "M/S boys opening gates" - the gates are those of The Andrew Duncan Home, in Shiplake, run by the Invalid Children's Aid Association, (ICAA).

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