• Short Summary

    Fred the Boa Constrictor, together with several lizards, helps to protect his owner's home from burglars.

  • Description

    Barnet, Hertfordshire.

    Fred the Boa Constrictor protects his owner's home. Starts with a sign on the gate saying 'Beware of the Boa'. John Palmer enters his home and hangs his coat up. John picks Fred up from the stairs and sits him on his knee in the chair.

    Daughter Pat picks up a Gecko and sticks it on the wall, we see it through the glass in the window. John's wife Joan takes Fred into the kitchen and puts him on the sink, she give him a cup of water. Pat sprays water on a Mastigure, an Indian lizard, from a perfume spray. Fred is put in the bath and washed.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    267.08
    Media URN:
    3472
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:44:00 / 01:53:03:00
    Canister:
    CP 483

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