• Short Summary

    Caught by the Camera this week - blossoms being sprayed with pesticide, a cellophane balloon which records information from the sky, and logs sent downstream in the Bavarian Alps.

  • Description

    Item title reads - CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA (NO. 92).

    01:03:27 - Various shots of lovely blossom trees in Hampshire. M/S as a man is carried along at treetop height in a box on a pole resembling a ship's crow's nest. M/S as he makes his way through the trees spraying them with pesticide. M/S of blossoms.

    01:04:11 - M/S's of a large cellophane balloon, a radio transmitter is attached to the bottom and covered with a cellophane bag. The balloon is released on its mission to send back scientific information regarding conditions 6 miles up.

    01:04:47 - M/S's of a fast stream in the Bavarian Alps, a man turns a handle and logs are released, they are rolled into the stream on their way to the mill. L/S as they speed down the stream, various good shots of the stream full of logs, they push each other along in the torrent.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1136.03
    Media URN:
    39518
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/06/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:21:00 / 01:05:29:00
    Canister:
    PT 327

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