• Short Summary

    Latest fashions inspired by classic literature, and lion cubs being sold as birthday presents are in Caught by the Camera this week.

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    Item title reads - CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA (69).

    01:15:13 - C/U of a row of books written by Charles Dickens. M/S of ladies modelling the latest fashions based on ideas from these books. One wears a hat and cloak then takes it off to show a neat jacket. M/S of square toed shoes, the camera pans up to tweed dress with big collar and small hat.

    C/U of 'Adam Bede' on the shelf, M/S of a woman wearing outfit of long coat and big belt, and small hat with looks like a smaller version of the trilby. M/S of 'Lorna Doone', M/S as picture on front cover is replaced with a model in straw boater and dark jacket.

    01:16:17 - California, America (USA). M/S of a delivery van, a man and woman stand at a table in front. M/S as someone brings a lion cub over in a small basket, it is to be sent as a birthday present. This particular one is going to gossip column writer Walter Winchell in New York.

    The man puts a large tag around its neck and gives it to the delivery man, the next cub is lifted out and tagged, it is going to Amelia Earhart. The next to Ben Burney. M/S of a bigger cub walking along the table, the man brushes it and it tries to bite him, this one is going to the White House. M/S of a little cub growling, it is given a baby's bottle of milk.

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    Film ID:
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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:05:00 / 01:17:36:00
    PT 304

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