• Short Summary

    An item about an unusually large litter of Great Dane puppies.

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    Cranleigh, Surrey.

    M/S of sign reading, 'Danemead'. M/S of a sign on a wire fence reading, 'Teenagers' Tavern'. M/S of a sign on a corrugated metal shack reading, 'Stork Room'. M/S of a wooden sign on a wall reading, 'Pets' Parlour'.

    M/S of Joan Hutten leading 14 Great Dane pups down a ramp coming from a wooden building, part of the Merrylea Kennels. M/S of Joan and the puppies coming through a gate. M/S of Joan picking up a dog bowl from a table outside her kitchen window. She pours a jug filled with "milk, eggs and glucose" into the bowl, the puppies frolic at her feet. Joan places one of the pups on the table and holds the bowl up to its mouth. C/U of the puppy eating. When the pup finishes, Joan places it in a large wicker basket and picks up the next puppy to eat, tilt down to the other pups playing on the ground. C/U of lots of pups wriggling in the basket. C/U of pups playing. M/S of Joan feeding a pup. She picks up the pup, the camera follows her as she sits on her doorstep surrounded by puppies. The pups are an unusual because they come from an exceptionally large litter and all are of "show standard".

    M/S of a woman in a headscarf holding the leads of the puppies' parents. Joan enters the field, carrying one of the pups, the Great Dane parent's sniff their offspring and wag their tails.

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    Colour pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:47:00 / 01:07:35:00
    CP 367

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