• Short Summary

    A variety of stories in 'Caught by the Camera' including Zulu medicine market and a washing line attached to a car.

  • Description

    Item title reads - CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA (NO. 74).

    01:43:42 - Various shots of Brookland belfry which was built separately from the church, it has an unusual octagonal shape. Various shots of the Ball Tower in West Wycombe church. M/S of a man entering the big ball on top through a flap at the side. Members of the Hellfire Club used to meet here. M/S as the man pokes his head out of the hole.

    01:44:31 - Various shots of a Zulu medicine market with roots and berries as well as other strange looking remedies. M/S as a medicine man gives a skull to a lady. M/S as another sniffs ointment from his hand.

    01:45:00 - Various shots of dead whales washed up at Cape Town, some are on the shore, some floating in the water. Men look at them.

    01:45:29 - M/S as a woman attaches a washing line on poles to the top of her car, the camera pans across the washing. She drives through Thanet in Kent with the washing blowing in the breeze.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:36:00 / 01:45:57:00
    PT 309

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