• Short Summary

    Caught by the Camera presents a mixture of items including asphalt mining, cute kittens and performing Alsatians.

  • Description

    Item title reads - CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA (NO. 72).

    01:13:45 - Ragusa, Sicily. M/S of men mining asphalt. Various shots as it is broken down and carried on a conveyor belt. It emerges as pitch after refining. Various shots of pipes and refinery.

    01:14:21 - M/S of a mare stood by three kittens eating out of a bowl. M/S of it nuzzling the kittens as it tries to eat out of its feeding trough which they are now sat in. M/S as the mare and foul eat around them. M/S of a cat looking at two chickens eating, one sits on the cat's head, it seems quite happy. M/S as one stands in the cat's bowl and looks at it, the cat just watches them passively and occasionally has a sniff at them, but doesn't seem to want to eat them!

    01:15:04 - Vienna, Austria. M/S as people cross a road accompanied by their dogs. M/S of one dog with a collecting tin on its back. Various shots of trained Alsatians giving a performance on the street for charity. Various shots as they jump over a man's back and through a hoop. M/S as one dog holds a child's sleeve and escorts it along, various shots as it jumps up and fends off a man who is pretending to be a threat to the child. M/S of people applauding. M/S as they put money into the collecting tins attached to the dogs.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:38:00 / 01:15:49:00
    PT 307

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