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  • Short Summary

    Cute film with awkward looking rat exterminators releasing poison gas.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "It's Rough on the Rats. In determined effort to stamp out Rat pest - Corporation launch asphyxiating gas offensive.

    Leeds, Yorkshire.

    A group of men mill about as gas is released on what looks like a building site. Someone take that dog somewhere safe! The men look as if they are not really sure what is going on.

    GV Man wearing gas-mask releasing poison gas in order to kill rats. He holds the canister in his hand and moves it. Much smoke is released. He then walks towards the camera looking embarrassed, scratching his head, still wearing his gas mask.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    206.28
    Media URN:
    21423
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:49:00 / 01:42:53:00
    Canister:
    G 647

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