A chicken gets a bath and pedicure - bird show at Crystal Palace.
C/U of a white hen being washed in a kitchen sink. Various shots of the bird being washed and dried with a towel. The chicken is then given a pedicure. C/U of feet being tended to. The cockerel's comb is cleaned. C/U of the cockerel's head. C/U of another bird being cleaned. The chicken stands on top of a basket. Lid of basket is lifted and bird is placed inside.
"These are some of England's entries for the big International Poultry Exhibition at the Crystal Palace." C/U of dark feathered chicken. The chicken is stroked. Various other birds are displayed including one with ridiculous feathered legs.
Note: flash-frame intertitles.
Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 643.