• Short Summary

    Racoons in captivity, a Florida alligator farm and children's riding school.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Cineviews in Brief".

    Racoons and alligators in captivity in Central Europe and Florida, United States of America (USA) and a European riding school for children. Exact location of events unknown.

    Various shots of racoons running about a cage. A man reaches through the cage and gives a racoon a raw egg which it eats greedily. A mother racoon uses her teeth to carry her baby around the cage by the scruff of its neck.

    Various shots of lots of alligators (or as the narrator calls them - "future suitcases") on a farm in Florida. We see them slither into a pond. The alligator farmers pick some of the alligators up by the tail and poke sticks in their mouths.

    M/S of men in boiler suits helping row of young children onto ponies. C/U of stirrup being fastened. M/S of man correcting little girl's posture. M/S of two children on horseback. M/S of children trotting on ponies down country lane. Various shots of children riding around paddock, in a circle around their instructor. M/S of children doing backwards somersaults off horses. Various shots of children riding around a course with lots of fences to jump.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:23:00 / 01:07:05:00
    PT 364

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