• Short Summary

    Charles Godsall and his parrot are inseparable - quirky little story.

  • Description

    Chelsea, London.

    Bathroom interior. A man is brushing his teeth looking into a mirror. Pan down to show a Brazilian parrot sitting on the edge of the sink. The parrot is holding a toothbrush in his claws. Parrot nibbles at the toothbrush on the paste. Charles Godsall (the parrot's owner) picks up the parrot (Captain Hook) and they sit down to breakfast together. Charles offers Captain Hook a cup of tea. The parrot is given a spoon to chew on.

    Charles takes the parrot outside and they climb into a car together. The parrot sits on his master's shoulder as they drive off. Charles has an office at Croydon airport. Flying is Charles' hobby. The two friends go for a flight together. M/S of aircraft taxiing. C/U of parrot sitting on his shoulder in the cockpit. Plane takes off.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    61.04
    Media URN:
    1435
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:51:00 / 01:06:15:00
    Canister:
    CP 122

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Charles takes the parrot outside and they climb into a car" - I believe the car is a Healey Tickford saloon.

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