• Short Summary

    Item about a cockerel that can swim.

  • Description

    Note: Location of events unknown.

    Titles read: "A SEA GOING ROOSTER"

    'Meet our Mr Pathe, first and only chicken that swims- !"

    C/U of the cockerel. 'His uncle must have been a duck !' M/Ss of the cock swimming through the water, before struggling onto the bank. 'Great melodrama scene - "rescued by Rover', almost !". Several L/Ss of the the cock in the water being followed by a dog. C/U of the cock being dried. The item is accompanied by some rather livelily jazz music.

    Cataloguer's note: Item could be considered cruel, however the cock seems to be having a great time bobbing up and down in the water !

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1596.19
    Media URN:
    50898
    Group:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/09/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:49:00 / 01:42:16:00
    Canister:
    PSP 754

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