• Short Summary

    A fur farm breeds beavers to make their skins into coats.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Beaver breeding in Rome, Italy.

    Long shot of woman and children walking down line of hutches towards camera. Woman and children walking down line of hutches. They stop and look into one. Woman and children looking into hutch. Baby beavers eating in hutch. Several shots of beavers in hutch, one entering door. Two beavers in hutch. One standing on hind legs. Beaver standing on hind legs nibbling at carrot. General view of pond. Men on far side tipping beavers out of basket. Close up shot of basket being tipped. Beavers in pond. Beaver in pond, turns round and swings away from camera. Beavers on edge of pond. One scratching his tummy. Close up shot of two beavers. The beavers are being bred for their fur.

    Possibly connected with 48/92 - MD. Possibly in tin marked UNSO 43.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1522.50
    Media URN:
    59813
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:16:00 / 01:57:55:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 043 B

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