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    Full titles read: "THE WASP HUNTERS - The best way to put a pest away."

    L/S the three wasp hunters led by an elderly gentleman discovering the wasp hole in large field.

    Intertitle reads: "A little late Autumn exercise with a spade, some poison, paraffin and a carefree mind."

    L/S of the elderly gentleman explaining how he is going to kill the wasps. He place several cyanide tablets into a pot with paraffin. This is poured over the hole and set a light to with a paraffin rag and an "..income tax form !"

    The gentleman explains the three sexes of the wasp family, the workers, the females and the males. Several shots of nest being dug up. The gentleman shows the many layers of the inside of the nest which include many dead wasps and grubs which are "..very useful for fishing."

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:08:00 / 01:57:32:00
    PT 031
    Sort Number:
    PT 031
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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