• Short Summary

    Stories in this item include footage of a praying mantis and a Brazilian frog.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA"

    M/S's of a praying mantis. M/S's of a large Brazilian frog, it sits motionless for a while before suddenly eating a large worm which happens to come his way.

    L/S's and M/S's of soldiers in training with small artillery pieces, they fire them at tiny model buildings some distance away. The narrator says that this is a scaled down equivalent to firing an 80 pound artillery piece at a small village (the narrator also says that the training ground in Harvard - not sure whether this is the one in Massachusetts).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1108.09
    Media URN:
    38485
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/11/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:20:00 / 01:17:00:00
    Canister:
    PT 244

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