• Short Summary

    Gorilla a Berlin zoo, British teenage diving champion - Freddie Hodges and Polo matches in Ranelagh and Persia.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Caught by the camera".

    Events take place in various locations around world.

    C/U of young gorilla and zookeeper in Berlin (Germany) zoo. Various shots of gorilla play fighting with keeper, walking around cage and diving under a pile of straw.

    C/U of Freddie Hodges, teenage spring board champion and Olympic competitor. He stands by edge of outdoor swimming pool in Finchley, North London. Various shots of Freddie demonstrating different types of complicated dives from high board. Some slow motion shots.

    L/S of game of Polo at Ranelagh (near London). Various shots of game of Polo in Persia (Iran) - played on dusty pitch with stone goal posts that are hundreds of years old. More shots of match on modern pitch at Ranelagh. Crowds of spectators watch from grandstands.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1138.13
    Media URN:
    39597
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/08/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:29:00 / 01:35:12:00
    Canister:
    PT 334

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