• Short Summary

    The salt harvest in Portugal, a hairdresser who cuts hair in the street, a boy and his pet goat, and a Curling competition make up this issue of Caught by the Camera.

  • Description

    Item title reads - CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA (NO. 66).

    01:26:26 - Salt Harvest in Portugal.
    M/S of Gondolas on the river Aviero in Portugal, the town of the same name stands at the side. L/S's of the marshes where sea water evaporates and leaves salt behind. L/S of boat sailing up the river in the middle. M/S as they sail under a bridge.

    01:26:57 - Story about a lady who visits peoples houses and does their hair on the street. M/S of a lady walking up a road in Maidstone with hairdressers equipment in a little case, and a folding chair, she approaches a house and knocks on the door. M/S of a lady sat outside on the folding chair while the hairdresser works. Various shots as the hairdresser cuts and styles her hair.

    01:27:25 - A little boy with his pet goat in Kent.
    M/S of a little boy called Johnnie Hughes and his pet goat on a lead, various shots. M/S as he feeds it from his hand and a small bag. Really nice C/U of goat with its head over Johnnie's shoulder, he has his arm round its neck, their heads are together. Cute.

    01:27:42 - Tyrollean men play game of Curling.
    M/S of Tyrollean men preparing to play a game of Curling. M/S as they hit the woods together, they are wooden discs on sticks. M/S as one man plays his shot and slides it along the frozen pond, it passes the target, one stops near it. Various shots as the men, smoking very long pipes, play the game. M/S as camera follows one wood along. M/S of man measuring distance between woods and target.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:18:00 / 01:28:30:00
    PT 301

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