• Short Summary

    Catching Tasmanian Devils in outback of Tasmania.

  • Description

    Part of issue UP AND DOING.

    Tasmania, Australia.

    Various shots of men setting up camp and laying animal traps in outback. The traps are to catch Tasmanian Devils. A man on horseback drags a piece of raw rabbit meat through the bush undergrowth towards the traps. Various C/Us of a Tasmanian Devil following scent track left by meat. Various C/Us of man lifting a Tasmanian Devil out of one of the traps by its tail. The animal is then nailed into a crate for transportation to Los Angeles Zoo in USA. The crates are loaded onto back of a van.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1272.22
    Media URN:
    42618
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:40:00 / 01:35:51:00
    Canister:
    NSP 163

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