• Short Summary

    Three brief stories show silt dredging on the River Danube, pearl fishing on the Mississippi River and wild boar feeding in Whipsnade.

  • Description

    Three brief stories: Danube Dredgers, Pearl Oysters and Wild Boars.

    Title reads: "CINEVIEWS IN BRIEF".

    (Danube Dredgers.)
    Various shots of the River Danube (probably the section in Germany) as silt is dredged from the river bed and dumped on the river bank. (Brief scenic L/Ss at start of story.)

    (Pearl Oysters.)
    On the Mississippi River, United States of America, we see a man in a small boat fishing for oyster pearls. C/U of a pearl in his hand that he has caught. Various shots of Mr Elwell, the largest dealer of river pearls in the world, outside his pearl exchange shop. C/U of a pile of river pearls.

    (Wild Boars.)
    At Whipsnade, Bedfordshire, we see two girls feeding a wild pig or boar.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1056.03
    Media URN:
    37234
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/11/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:17:00 / 01:05:17:00
    Canister:
    PT 399

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