• Short Summary

    Country pub bartender uses bottle tops to make little animals.

  • Description

    Larkfield, Kent.

    L/S of a typical English country pub. M/S of a bar counter being cleaned by a middle aged man. After cleaning, he empties 'bottle tops bin' on the counter. M/S of a man as he puts a brick next to bottle tops. He starts making holes in the bottle tops with hammer and nail. There is a figure of horse made of bottle tops on the bar next to the man. C/U shot of the man's hands as he makes a hole in a bottle top.

    The man is Chris Camron, a bartender who uses bottle tops to make animals. C/U shot of Mr Camron's hands as he fetches half done horse from under the counter. Mr Camron starts working on the horse. C/U shot of Mr Camron's face as he works. C/U shot of his hands. Camera pans to show finished horse with a little red Lucifer as a horseman. M/S of Mr Camron finishing the horse. C/U shot of Mr Camron's hands adjusting horse's tail.

    Succession of C/U shots of the finished animals: stork, peacock, sheep, sausage dog, an insect, a snake.

    Note: There is another story about this pub in CP 120. Its proprietor has a large collection of toby jugs.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    59.16
    Media URN:
    1260
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/04/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:17:00 / 01:42:01:00
    Canister:
    CP 118

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "L/S of a typical English country pub" - this building is still standing in 2013, it's now The Larkfield Priory Hotel.

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