• Short Summary

    Mice race in wheels at special 'racecourse' in Bath.

  • Description

    MOUSE DERBY

    Bath, Avon.

    Girl screams, camera tilts down to her feet to show a white mouse on her foot. Several shots of the girl with several white mice climbing up and down her arms and shoulders - cute. Close up shot of a mouse getting into transparent wheel and start moving along with wheel. Woman is surrounded by people waiting for the mice race to start. A man, 'racetrack' proprietor Mr Jackson, places wheels with racing mice in them on 'track'. Six white mice in wheels racing along the 'track' - excited people looking on. Various shots of the mice racing. One dark mouse is also seen racing. Excited people looking on. Race ends and woman receives set of pots. Close up shot of blackboard with term of the next meeting written on.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1269.05
    Media URN:
    34295
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/09/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:56:00 / 01:07:44:00
    Canister:
    NP 261

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