• Short Summary

    A dog and a lioness sit together, demonstration of carbon lamps and boxing chimpanzees.

  • Description

    Titles read: "CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF".

    Various locations of events.

    M/S and C/U of a dog and a lioness sitting together in the snow in a cage. Commentator says the pair have been brought up together in a circus. (Location of events unknown.)

    We then see an electrician demonstrating how carbon lamps work using what looks like very old equipment. His carbon lamp is compared to a modern high pressure mercury vapour lamp, which in turn is compared to 6 ordinary household lamps. (Location of events unknown.)

    Several shots of two chimpanzees boxing in a small ring. A man in jodhpurs acts as referee and gives one chimp a drink from a bottle. Some shots are speeded up. M/S of the two chimps after the match, seeming to kiss each other.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1206.03
    Media URN:
    15710
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/08/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:30:00 / 01:05:20:00
    Canister:
    PT 541

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