• Short Summary

    Owning a Praying Mantis is the latest pet fad for New Yorkers.

  • Description

    (Pathetone main titles.)

    Titles read: "Latest Pet Fad! New Yorkers are now taking up the queerest of pets - "Praying Mantis" are the latest -!"

    New York, United States of America.

    Various shots of a Praying Mantis; the tongue-in-cheek commentator says "Its big beautiful eyes are just full of affection!". Two of the creatures are seen fighting; commentator says they are a happily married couple.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1064.01
    Media URN:
    37293
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/09/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:07:00 / 01:01:04:00
    Canister:
    PT 131

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