French chef with trained roosters performing tricks at Hotel du Coq Hardi.
Monnaie, Nr. Tours, France.
Documentation states Mr Sam and his trained roosters have appeared in a music hall and in a radio broadcast.
MS. Mr. Sam, famous French Chef, taking one of his roosters down from perch and placing it on swinging bar. He proceeds to feed it from his mouth. MS. The Rooster Julien jumping through the hoops to land on swinging Bar and then crowing in satisfaction. SCU. Sam with rooster on shoulder feeding from his mouth. He talks all the time to rooster. SCU. Rooster lying back downwards on ladle. Mr. Sam places food between his claws. SCU. Rooster on ladle is lifted to another on perch which eats food from its claws. MS. People sitting at table in Mr. Sam's restaurant, Sam walks in, shows them menu and they order meal. MS. Sam brings in meal on dish covered with earthenware pot. MS. Cluster of chickens running in yard. Mr. Sam tried to catch one. SCU. Mr. Sam balancing rooster head downwards on base of wine bottle. MS. Exterior of the Hotel Du Coq Hardi, owned by Mr. Sam. MS. Mr. Sam with rooster on shoulder posing in doorway behind his trade sign. CU. NCU. SCU. Rooster (Jules 5 years old) eating from Mr. Sam's mouth.
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Note: eccentric Frenchman demonstrating tricks with roosters. Intermittent sound.