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  • Short Summary

    Fine specimens of big guard dogs are presented to the camera.

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    No title. Pyrenees, France. M/S of dogs running towards the camera - they are big white dogs. A man in a white coat and cloth cap opens a pen and another dog runs out. M/S of the dogs taking food from the keeper's hand. "Big, but not clumsy, they are as sensible as they are handsome - and they have no nerves." L/S of three of the dogs being walked towards the camera on leads.

    "Centuries ago they were posted outside the great castles of Southern France - devoted and formidable sentries." C/U of three of the dogs - they look a bit like St Bernards but fluffier. They are standing on their hind legs with their front paws on a gate. They have got their tongues hanging out and look cute. The keeper gives them treats to eat. "A magnificent prize winner." One of the dogs stands on a table and has his fur brushed by one of the keepers. C/U of the dog. L/S of keeper and dogs running towards the camera.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 613.

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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:36:00 / 01:23:50:00
    EP 256

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