• Short Summary

    An item about a dog sanctuary opened by kind-hearted property dealer, Jerry Green.

  • Description

    Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire.

    Jerry Green - property dealer - opens a sanctuary for stray dogs.

    Various shots of strays in the police dog pound. A policeman unlocks the gate and picks up a sandy mongrel cringing in the corner. The mongrel pup is taken by the policeman to a man in a white coat standing beside a brown van from Jerry's sanctuary. C/U of the policeman. The man places the dog in the van and drive off. C/Us of the driver and the dog in the back.

    The van drives through gates. C/U on sign - 'Jerry Green Trust Foundation - Site of Dog Sanctuary'. The mongrel is placed on a table and given a check up. C/U of the sad-looking mongrel pup.

    M/S of dogs in enclosures. Two kennel maids scooping food into metal bowls. Various shots of the dogs eating. C/U of Jerry Green. More general shots of dogs in the enclosures.

    M/S of the mongrel pup being set down in front of a bowl of food. The kennel maid picks up a handful of food to encourage the timid dog to eat.

    Cuts exist - please see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    215.11
    Media URN:
    3191
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:42:00 / 01:38:03:00
    Canister:
    CP 420

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "a brown van" - it's an Austin Mini van.

    The sanctuary featured in this clip is at Broughton, and is still operating in 2013. The organisation is now called "Jerry Green Dog Rescue".

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