• Short Summary

    Stories in this item include a 12 year old radio operator in Australia, and a roof garden on top of a skyscraper in New York, United States of America.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA - NO 52"

    M/S of the young Madeleine Mackenzie operating a short-wave radio in Brisbane in Australia. The commentator says that she is the "the youngest certified radio operator in the British Empire. M/S's of Madeleine, 12, appearing to use a device to tap out a Morse code message. Good C/U of the young operator.

    Good L/S's of the skyscrapers in New York in the United States of America, The Chrysler building can be seen in the background. The camera pans from right to left to reveal a lady working on a roof garden on the top of a skyscraper. C/U of a cabbage and a tomato plant. M/S of the young women holding up some of her prized vegetables.

    Several shots of a cross country motorcycle race near Budapest in Hungary. L/S of a competitor riding his motorbike round a sharp corner and colliding with a tree. M/S's of other speeding through a small stream. Various more shots of the competition in progress.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:39:00 / 01:46:32:00
    PT 287

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