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  • Short Summary

    Boys surprise local nun with gift of new bike by ambushing her from behind a bush!

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Chaplain's boys present new bicycle to Sister Gemma, West Germany (Federal Republic of West Germany).

    Various shots boy hiding behind bush, we see him whistle through his fingers. LS nun - Sister Gemma - riding her bicycle along country lane. CU group of boys hiding behind bushes. The boys - all wearing masks - jump out from behind the bushes and push Sister Gemma off her bicycle, they then throw the bicycle into the undergrowth. A priest watches the operation from behind a tree. The boys present the nun with a brand new motorised bicycle (moped). CU priest smiling. The boys help Sister Gemma onto her bike and give her a push to help her start. The boys wave. The priest pats the boys on the back.

    Date on dope sheet is 13/08/1959.

    Note: the boys' aggressive method of presenting the nun with a gift seems a little bizarre!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2738.15
    Media URN:
    80635
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:43:00 / 01:26:46:00
    Canister:
    UN 3250 C

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