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  • Short Summary

    Various birds seen at a game farm including pheasants and ducks.

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    Filmed at Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire.

    A game farm. L/S of man throwing seed down for the birds. Small wooden huts house the birds. They walk around in the grass outside the huts. Slightly older pheasants are shown. They strut around a pen. C/U of some of the birds. Various types of pheasants are bred there - from "Silver" to "Himalayan". Various shots of the birds wandering around their pens. Lt. Col. Lewis is the breeder of these birds. He also breeds wild ducks.

    L/S of a large number of ducks waddling around and swimming in a pond. Three keepers stand in the background. C/U of a group of the ducks. They "take to swimming like - ducks to the water." One of the keeper shoos all the ducks into the pond. L/S of large number of ducks swimming on the pond.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 649.

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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:54:00 / 01:27:42:00
    EP 156

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