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  • Short Summary

    Several shots of RSPCA officials and the police awaiting a seal's arrival on Dover beach

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations may be unclear or unknown.

    Dover, Kent

    CU Police and RSPCA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) officials waiting for a seal which has crossed the English Channel to land at Dover. The RSPCA official starts to light a cigarette and then stops. (2 shots). CU RSPCA badge on official's cap, pan down to his face. CU Otto the seal, apparently harnessed, on the beach at St. Margarets Bay, Kent, where it landed.

    Cuts 49/82.

    Note: "Date received" on original record reads: 13/10/1949.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2519.08
    Media URN:
    67987
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:14:00 / 01:09:37:00
    Canister:
    UN 2183 H

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