• Short Summary

    Light-hearted survey of French drivers, comparing various types to animals.

  • Description

    France. Pathe Journal cut story with French commentary.

    GV of cars moving along road. LS of cars. MCU Cow walking towards camera. CUCow. MCU Snake slithering along branch. Travelling shot SV of man in car, then car moving away from camera, showing the BV of car going at a speed then to front view. MCU Crab walking along. MCU Man having trouble starting car. BV.Two men pushing car. SV. of man jumping in car whilst it is going. CU.SV.of goat. Travelling shot S.V. of man in car, going at terrific speed, of feathers flying into car, of road, and of chicken lying in road dead, pan back to man's face. Cow lying in field, pan back to man's face, of cyclist getting up from ground, looks to be hurt, bicycle still lying on ground. CU.BV. of Owl, turning head to face camera. CU.Woman driving, squinting. Travelling shot S.V. of woman in car, holding lorgnette up to her eyes, and looking out of window. MS.Woman standing up in car, looking out of top of car holding lorgnette up to eye reading sign. Travelling shot B.V. of car. CU. Parrot. Man in car turning round to talk to people in back, still driving. MS. of men in back. BV. of car swaying across road. MCU.Looking through windscreen at driver with his head turned talking. Man talking and moving his hands about. Man in the back holding his collar, car moving towards camera. LS.Dog walking across field, wagging tail, and looking round. LS.Two men standing in hedge, pan to car in roadside. MCU.Pig eating out of trough. MS.CU.Fat man eating, pan to food on table., MS.Fat man getting into car, travelling shot SV. of man in car. BV. Car. CU.SV. of man smoking cigar, looking a bit sleepy. MCU. Cockerel. Top view travelling shot of couple in car, girl with arms round man's neck. BV. couple kissing, car still moving, pan up to sign "Attention Au Feu" and back to car.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:14:00 / 01:23:34:00
    UN 2897 D

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