• Short Summary

    Swans have to be captured and cleaned after a ship spills oil in the River Thames.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "First Aid For Swans".

    St. Saviours Dock, London. Swans have to be captured and cleaned after a ship spills oil in the River Thames.

    LV Swans being driven into corner. CU Swans. LV Swans penned in by boats. SV Boatmen. SV Boatmen pulling swans from water. SV Boatmen putting swan in bottom of boat. SV Flapping swan being pulled from water. SV Two men binding wings of swan. LV Swans penned in by boats pan to 4 swans swimming down river. SV Swan being handed up to man on pier. SV Swans laying on pier. CU Swan being handed up to pier. LV Man carrying swan across the barges. SV Man climbing up steps with swan under arm. SV RSPCA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) ambulance. SV Man placing swan in ambulance. CU Swans in ambulance.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene "P")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1469.04
    Media URN:
    47914
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/08/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:30:00 / 01:03:34:00
    Canister:
    51/63

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