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  • Short Summary

    Poison gas is used to rid London's rubbish tips of rats.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Useful use for poison gas. Health and sanitary officials see latest and most efficacious method of exterminating the rat pest. London.

    M/S as the poison gas is poured into a small tank with a pipe attached. M/S of four men lined up with their tanks on their backs holding the pipes. C/U of one man, he turns round to show his tank strapped to his back. M/S of them on a rubbish tip, they dig in the holes with the pipe and squirt the gas in. M/S of the men holding up handfuls of dead rats, the camera pans across them

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    418.24
    Media URN:
    19766
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/08/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:27:00 / 01:38:32:00
    Canister:
    G 1219

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