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  • Description

    Full titles read: "CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA."

    L/S of tennis trainer Mr Donnisthorpe, holding up a new type of tennis racket which has two wooden arms on either side instead of one straight up the middle. Various shots of Donnisthorpe practising making shots with the racket on a court.

    M/S's of pilots climbing into gliders in Russia. L/S's of the three gliders being towed by an aeroplane in the sky. The narrator says "who knows but what this might be the mail and freight trains of the future."

    River Berowra, near Sydney, Australia. Good L/S's and M/S's of the Lyre Bird walking through woodlands. M/S's of a man handling a Lyre Bird chick. The narrator says that they only have one a year. L/S's of the Lyre Bird calling out to its chick in the undergrowth. The narrator says that the fact the Lyre Bird which is normally a timid bird is staying close to the man is because of "nature's tribute to man's inherent kindness."

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:53:00 / 01:04:28:00
    PT 242
    Sort Number:
    PT 242
  • Appears in...

    Sport & Leisure Science & Technology
    Vintage gliders tennis Museum Education Australia Tennis Australia Tennis
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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