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  • Short Summary

    Swans have to be hand fed during a frosty spell of weather. Shepperton.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Hundred of swans - tamed by hunger during frosty spell - are being hand fed. Shepperton.

    M/S of the swans gathered together in a pen. C/U of their heads bobbing up and down. M/S as a woman walks in and starts to throw them food, they bend their necks and eat.

    M/S of the swans in the pen. M/S of a few shots of the ball game from 'A Joyous Rag.' M/S of the swans again, various shots as they reach for the food when it is thrown to them. M/S as a couple feed them from behind a fence.

    Note: an orange tinted version exists. The cuts run from 01:20:01 to the end of the item.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    438.11
    Media URN:
    20021
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/12/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:07:00 / 01:21:06:00
    Canister:
    G 1251

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