• Short Summary

    Chesil Bank swan breeding ground at Abbotsbury, Dorset.

  • Description

    Abbotsbury, Dorset.

    Various shots of swans and cygnets at Chesil Bank Swannery (swan breeding ground). C/U of man watching swans through field glasses, he is the "swanherd". L/S of swans on lake. M/S of swans on lake with close up of swans' eggs in right foreground. More shots of swanherd watching swans through binoculars. M/S of swan entering water with cygnets.

    C/U of swan on bank with cygnets. C/U of swanherd. The swanherd approaches the swan family and picks up one of the cygnets. The female swans objects to this and fronts up to him. The swanherd has to mark each cygnet. L/S of swans landing on lake. C/U of man putting cygnet down with swan mother. L/S of swans on lake. M/S of swan with cygnets. L/S of swans on lake.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1261.08
    Media URN:
    34153
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:49:00 / 01:15:05:00
    Canister:
    NP 212

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