• Short Summary

    Canary breeder bathes his canaries then dries them in specially heated cage.

  • Description

    London.

    M/S man testing heat of water in bowl on kitchen table. C/U man trying water with elbow. He then puts down kettle and walks to birdcage. C/U man catching canary and taking from cage. M/S man holding bird in his hand and dropping water on it with sponge. C/U dropping water on bird. C/U man.

    C/U hand taking shaving brush from mug. C/U brushing birds feathers with brush. C/U man. C/U brushing bird then rinsing. C/U man drying bird and walking out of picture. C/U man putting canary in centrally heated drying cage. C/U bird on perch.

    Man is Ben Foxton, he is chairman of Harrow and District Caged Birds Society.

    Note: newspaper cutting on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1311.04
    Media URN:
    43427
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/12/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:32:00 / 01:04:42:00
    Canister:
    NP 430

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