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  • Short Summary

    Novel way to get about town - in an ostrich drawn buggy.

  • Description

    "What's better than a new-fashioned buggy ride..." L/S of a city street (probably United States of America). Amongst the cars is a buggy drawn by an ostrich. The ostrich buggy approaches and passes the camera. The ostrich doesn't look too happy. Various shots of the ostrich buggy moving through crowded streets. M/S of the buggy at the side of the road. The driver puts a bag over the ostrich's head.

    "Unfortunately Billie's speed attracted the Police - " M/S of the buggy travelling at speed. A policeman on a motorbike drives alongside and pulls the driver over. The bag is put on the ostrich's head again and the policeman takes down the driver's details. "-who says fine feathers don't help fine birds." The driver gives the policeman some ostrich feathers. The policeman appears to take back the speeding ticket - bribery?! The driver plucks some more feathers out for the policeman.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 643.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    982.20
    Media URN:
    17697
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/09/1933
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:01:00 / 01:42:37:00
    Canister:
    EP 270

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