• Short Summary

    Footage of mechanical seagull being demonstrated by inventor William Howard, Ealing, London.

  • Description

    Mechanical Seagull. Ealing London.

    M/S Old man (William Howard) working on seagull in workshop. C/U Fitting wings and tail to body and sticking wings down. C/U Old boy. C/U Winding seagull up showing flapping action. M/S Another angle winding seagull and walking out of workshop.

    M/S Howard walking out of shed into garden with seagull. M/S He stops walking and releases bird which flies past camera. M/S Bird in flight falls by garden wall. M/S Howard picks up seagull winds it up and releases it again. M/S Seagull in flight down garden. C/U children watching from other side of wall. M/S Bird flies slowly down garden and falls by garden wall.

    Cataloguer's note: For search purposes, inventor.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1385.13
    Media URN:
    45291
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:27:00 / 01:21:29:00
    Canister:
    NP 405

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