• Short Summary

    On Caught by the Camera this week - date harvest in Tunis, latest footwear fashions, a model coal mine and New York in the snow.

  • Description

    Item title reads - CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA (NO. 71).

    01:53:20 - Date harvest in Tunis, Tunisia, Africa. Various shots of date trees in Tunis, M/S of people climbing the trees to pick them. M/S of a man carrying a branch full of dates. M/S of a belly dancer, and men dancing and playing drums in celebration of a successful harvest. C/U of girls with ornate head-dresses.

    01:54:14 - Latest fashions for feet. C/U of a lady's feet as she slips on her silver and gold slippers. C/U of feet wearing crocodile skin sports shoes with flat heel and buckles. M/S of feet in high-heeled white trim patent leather shoes. M/S of feet in sandals, and others in silver evening shoes.

    01:54:59 - Mr Dixon and his mechanical model coal mine, Wombwell, South Yorkshire. Various shots of his model coal mine, which includes working mechanical figures including coal trucks, pit ponies, and figures mining the coal seam. M/S of a real miner's lamp. C/U of Mr Dixon, he holds up a coin to show how small the figures are in comparison.

    55:38 - New York in the winter, America (USA). Good L/S's of New York. M/S of people walking up the street in the snow. Various shot of the parks covered with snow. M/S of people tobogganing down a hill. M/S of birds on ice covered pond, a swan slips about then glides into the water.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:14:00 / 01:56:17:00
    PT 306

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