• Short Summary

    Small boy, Mickey Roper, rides his St. Bernard, his other dog and pet monkey also feature.

  • Description

    Part of issue QUIET PLEASE.

    New South Wales, Australia.

    Various shots of young boy, Mickey Roper, putting harness on St. Bernard dog. We then see him riding the dog like a horse. A small Terrier and a tame monkey sit beside Mickey. Mickey pretends to round up group of Shetland ponies whilst riding dog.

    Various shots of men trying to climb on back of stubborn mule. M/S of Mickey crawling beneath mule's legs, proving how tame the animal is with him. M/S of Mickey, his little brother, the monkey and the Terrier riding in trap pulled by Shetland ponies.

    C/U of monkey splashing about in tin bath, he eats the soap. M/S of Terrier and monkey in bath. Narrator says: "No-one can call her a dirty b ... dog" (how rude!). Various shots of Terrier and monkey sitting between paws of St. Bernard. Monkey appears to be attacking Terrier.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New sound pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:05:00 / 01:54:41:00
    NSP 416

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