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    Lots of different owls are featured - they are all seen in cages, a zoo or bird sanctuary.

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    Filmed at Wargrave, Berkshire?

    Strictly speaking, this is an interview with the Owl Family, from the kind that hails from Malay. (And very fond of mice.)" M/S of two Owls sitting on a perch in a cage. We then see the queer "spectacled" variety sitting on a perch. It does indeed look like he has spectacles on. "The famous Cape Eagle Owl is not allowed to leave the Cape nowadays - but this one did." C/U of a Cape Eagle Owl.

    "And here's a quaint member for our lady bird fancier to watch, the Turkoman Eagle Owl." C/Us of the same. C/U of the Owl pecking at the glove of a bird handler. Extreme C/U of the Owl. "A long way from England are the Ural Mountains - here's a member who wasn't wise enough to stay there - " An elderly woman stands in the cage feeding the bird. It flies around its small cage. "Did you ever hear of Arctic owls? These were caught at sea during migration time..." M/S of two Arctic Owls. Could be in a zoo or a bird sanctuary.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 489.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:07:00 / 01:46:46:00
    EP 198

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