• Short Summary

    Chickens are being used to taste wine - good shots of chickens drinking from glasses.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Try It Out On The Hen"

    Wurzburg, Germany. Poultry are used as wine tasters.

    CU Candle, a hand comes across with glass of wine and passes glass through candle flame.

    CU Connoisseur tasting wine. CU Pair of hands pouring wine into glass from bottle.

    CU Another connoisseur tasting wine.

    CU pair of hands pouring wine into a glass from a bottle, a hand moves the glass in front of a chicken, which begins to drink from glass.

    SV Girl at a bench in laboratory and on the opposite side of the room there are racks of chicken pens, girl begins to move over to them.

    CU Girl fixing test tube to pen, in this tube is wine which trickles into small drinking trough.

    CU Chicken drinking from trough. SV Girl taking chicken from pen.

    CU. Man with hypodermic syringe. CU Syringe being filled from test tube.

    CU Machine with graph paper in it, graph being drawn on paper, and paper being removed from machine.

    CU Chicken on table, drinking from glass.

    (Lav.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1535.11
    Media URN:
    49477
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/06/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:10:00 / 01:23:05:00
    Canister:
    58/47

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