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  • Short Summary

    Hundreds of racing pigeons are released in Bournemouth, Dorset.

  • Description

    Racing pigeons released in Bournemouth, Dorset.

    Full titles read: "FEATHERED 'LIGHTENING' - Hundreds of London's best flying pigeons released."

    L/S long row of baskets of pigeons in the street being prepared for release. A man pours some water into a tray in on basket. C/U of man holding a pigeon while another uses a ringing device on it's leg. C/U of the pigeon. L/S of the pigeon owner opening the baskets and with a flurry of feathers the pigeons burst out and fly away.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    282.34
    Media URN:
    23246
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/09/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:38:00 / 01:47:34:00
    Canister:
    G 913

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