• Short Summary

    Bodmin in Cornwall suffers from a plague of starlings - millions wreck bamboo plantation.

  • Description

    Bodmin. Cornwall.

    GV starlings fly up and away from tree at Bodmin, & SV. GV bamboo plantation at Bodmin. CU back view, Mr Ockwell (manager in suit) and Mr Archer (foreman.) looking at bird damage on bamboo leaves. CU damaged leaves in hand. CU man with handkerchief round face digging up bird lime. CU spade cuts into bird lime. SV dead starling being pulled from bamboo clump. LV two men carrying bamboo to stack. SCU men brush bird lime from clothes. GV starlings flying over bamboo plantation in evening. LV men with tins etc., beating to scare birds. SV starlings scatter from tree, & LV. SVU men looking up, one gets dived bombed. GV bird scattering over plantation. GV birds scatter from trees.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "E")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    146.09
    Media URN:
    29258
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:39:00 / 01:14:10:00
    Canister:
    54/20

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