• Short Summary

    Caught by the Camera - a special train carriage just for dancing; tennis player Helen Wills Moody painting as a hobby; an ant farm; and a small torpedo.

  • Description

    Item title reads - CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA (NO. 91).

    01:15:35 - M/S of a radio set in a French train carriage, M/S as couples dance to the music. This is a special carriage where they can come to dance during their journey. Various shots of the radio and couples.

    01:16:04 - M/S of tennis player Helen Wills Moody painting for relaxation. She keeps her paint brushes in her trophies! Various shots as she paints flowers on her canvas. M/S as she sits with her fox terrier and looks at her paintings.

    01:16:41 - M/S of an ant farm, a lady puts in food and water. Various shots of the ants looking very busy and running around the 'Ant Palace' and through various tunnels.

    01:17:22 - M/S's of a small torpedo invented by Captain Ross, a man takes the workings out and the camera pans across them. Various shots he puts the torpedo in the water and pushes it away, it explodes.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:29:00 / 01:18:05:00
    PT 326

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