• Short Summary

    Exclusive shots of a lion attacking a hunter in Bechuanaland, South Africa.

  • Description

    Bechuanaland, South Africa.

    GV. The two hunters, Harry Wyman and Vic Olivier stalking lion, & SV. Lion being harassed by a dog, & closer shot, lion starts to attack man. CU. Lion attacking, & SV. SCU. Hunters standing their ground and shooting, Wyman gets lion in his lap goes to help Wyman. SCU. Wyman opening lion's jaw. SCU. Olivier staggering with bleeding arm. CU. Dead lion. BCU. Wyman with bleeding arm. CU. Wyman sitting on top of dead lion.

    (F.G.) (Orig "C")

    Note: The footage of the attack is extremely jerky and unclear - it looks almost as if lion attacks a cameraman. It is almost impossible to see what is happening.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    551.05
    Media URN:
    31236
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/11/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:40:00 / 01:06:33:00
    Canister:
    55/93

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