• Short Summary

    Clever cow, girl jugglers, island of Sicily, ointments from bee stings and cute lion cubs.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Cineviews in Brief". (number 14).

    A clever cow, girl juggler, Italian island, bee sting anti-rheumatic ointment and cute lion cubs.

    Various shots of family standing around cow in a field, stroking it. Various shots of cow using its nose to lift handle on water pump and then drinking the water.

    Item moves on to show various shots of girl acrobat "Trixie" on stage at Scala, Berlin (Germany). Trixie bounces ball on head whilst skipping and balancing on her hands, flipping and rolling.

    Various shots of beaches on island of Marentino, off coast of Sicily (Italy). M/S of three women in black headscarves walking under an arch. M/S of women sitting sewing in a courtyard. M/S of people on jetty with fishing boats anchored next to it. Various shots of rowing boat exploring rocky coastline full of "caves and grottoes". There is a castle on a cliff top in the distance. Various shots of men exploring cave using flare to illuminate their way. Point of view shots from rowing boat as it comes out of watery cave. L/S of island at sunset.

    M/S of row of beekeepers working at large beehive. Extreme C/U of bees. Various shots of bees stinging men's arms - ouch! C/U of man's face in pain. Various shots of keeper picking up bees with tweezers and collecting their stings on piece of material. Various shots of scientists in a laboratory transferring stings into vat full of cream. The cream is packed in a factory into tubes and sold as anti-rheumatism ointment. M/S of cream being rubbed into man's back. M/S of bees swarming into hive.

    Various shots of group of women cuddling lion cubs. The women feed the cubs milk from babies' bottles.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:03:00 / 01:39:25:00
    PT 357

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