• Short Summary

    Caught by the Camera - A giant chess match using real people and animals; two men journeying around the world in motorcycle and sidecar; and a man who carries the tide times with him.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Caught by the Camera.

    01:46:15 - Germany. M/S of buglers standing on a giant chess board. M/S as procession of horses and people walk around. Various things are used as pieces including live elephants and a pantomime zebra as well as people in various costumes. The zebra runs amok and knocks another piece over, he is carried off on a stretcher!

    01:47:11 - M/S of a map showing a journey around the world. Two men in motorcycle and sidecar arrive in Cardiff, Wales on one of the stops during their tour. M/S as they drive on suspension bridge over the River Danube. M/S as they ride along with their Alsatian, C/U of its face. M/S as the camera pans across the badges they have collected on their travels.

    01:47:57 - M/S of two clocks on a small board, they show tide times and a man attaches them to his back as he walks along the quay. M/S as he bends down by a boat and a little girl comes along and checks the time.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:06:00 / 01:48:13:00
    PT 342

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