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  • Short Summary

    Mr Gilbert the Naturalist films various birds including gulls, oyster-catcher, pied-flycatcher etc.

  • Description

    L/S of a flock of seagulls with a mountain in the background. C/U of a gull. The black-headed gull is featured. It flies in and out of frame.

    Intertitle reads: "If anybody wants a job" said Mr. Gilbert the Naturalist, "try secreting yourself in a "hide" to catch the oyster-catcher, when the wintry winds do blow!" M/S of Mr Gilbert climbing into a very exposed hide. C/U of a bird snuggling down in some rocks. A pied-flycatcher is shown - it grabs on to the side of a tree near to a hole in the bark which is presumably its nest. Two of the birds fly backwards and forwards. The crested tit is the next bird to be featured.

    Was item in Pathe Pictorial.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    868.04
    Media URN:
    36374
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:35:00 / 01:07:40:00
    Canister:
    EP 082

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