• Short Summary

    Swans return to swannery at Chesil beech to breed - supervised by Mr Joseph Gill.

  • Description

    SWANNERY AT ABBOTSBURY

    Chesil Beech, Abbotsbury, Dorset.

    Long shot of swans swimming around at Chesil Beach Swannery, Dorset. Close up shot of a swan on nest. Various shots of swans on nests - some good close up shots of swans. Swan master, Mr Joseph Gill, taking a cygnet from beneath a swan, he shows the baby to camera, then puts it back. Several good close up shots of cygnets with mother. Mr Gill marking cygnets. Several shots of the swans and cygnets swimming. Long shot of mother and cygnets swimming.

    Note: Chesil Beech / Beach Swannery?

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1269.10
    Media URN:
    34300
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/09/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:56:00 / 01:15:27:00
    Canister:
    NP 262

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