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  • Short Summary

    Dog show at Olympia - lots of shots of women and their pets.

  • Description

    Filmed at Olympia, London.

    "It takes all sorts of doggies to fill this world - and the Ladies' Kennel Show gives them all a chance." High angle shot of the dog show. Dissolve into a shot of some dogs being shown - their owners walk them in a circle. "A before-the-judging essential - a little grooming - " M/S of two women combing the hair of two white dogs with large brushes. Dissolve into C/U of woman kissing a large St Bernard (or similar) dog. M/S of kennel maid standing with three large white dogs. She grooms the dogs. M/S of woman sitting with large fluffy white dog. "Lucky dog!" reads an intertitle before a shot of a large dog sitting on a woman's lap. M/S of a woman standing with a very large dog - a Great Dane perhaps.

    "And would you believe it, dear, the Judge missed him..." intertitle precedes shot of three elderly women with their dogs on their laps. Dissolve into shot of judging session for Pekinese (Pekingese) dogs. "Proud owners of prouder canines - some dignified and some impudent!" Various shots of dogs being judged, including Old English Sheepdogs. C/U of large dog lying in a pen. M/S of Saluki (?) M/S of woman holding four dogs on leads. C/U of four strange model dogs - very odd toys I presume! C/U of each of the strange dogs in turn. C/U of a poodle looking at his weird toy counterpart - bizarre! C/U of a little girl sitting with a Bulldog.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 522.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    940.13
    Media URN:
    16737
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:25:00 / 01:25:37:00
    Canister:
    EP 213

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