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    Farne Islands. "

    Find the draughtiest sort of rocky islets, just off the Northumbrian Coast - and there you'll meet the great Guillemot family." Moving shot from a boat of a rocky coastline. "Incidentally, it was off these islets that the immortal Grace Darling braved the peril of the storm." Panning shot of birds perched atop rocky outcrops.

    M/S of birds huddled together on the top of rocks. Camera pans across them. Various shots of birds perched on cliff face and ledges. Gulls on their nests, C/U showing nests with eggs in them. "No one touches the birds, and the rocks are a Paradise for the ornithologist - every ledge and crevice having its resident." C/U of person handling some eggs, putting them back into a nest. L/Ss of birds perched on rocks.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 630.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:48:00 / 01:21:04:00
    EP 308
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    EP 308
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