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    People catching pigeons in Brussels, Belgium.

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    Brussels, Belgium.

    LV. Along road at night with street lamps alight looking towards Palace of Justice in Brussels. GV. Dome of Palace of Justice, pan down to street at night. Various shots in a small cage in square in front of Palace. Men throw down bird seeds to attract pigeons. MS. Pigeons perched on soldier statue. MS. Pigeons land on cobbles near cage. MS. Four pigeon baskets for the caught pigeons. MS. One pigeon in cage. GS. Flock of pigeons take off and circle around. Various shots of groups of men standing around trying to decide how to catch the pigeons. MS. A pigeon trapped in cage. Various shots of a man creeping after pigeons with salt pot trying to put some on pigeon's tail - to catch it. MS. Man bending down feeding pigeons, then he grabs one. MS. Cage being taken to pieces. MS. Basket with the day's catch of four birds is carried away. MS. Old lady crouching to feed pigeons.


    Date found in the old record - 12/08/1963.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:18:00 / 01:29:47:00
    UN 3782 B

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