• Short Summary

    Memorial statue in Czechoslovakia, buffalo herds in Russia and new storage methods for census records in USA.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Cineviews in Brief".

    Memorial sculpture to Stefanik in Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic), buffalo on Steppes of Russia (USSR, Soviet Union) and census records being photographed for easier storage in United States of America (USA).

    Various shots, inside spacious studio, of sculptor, Dr. Kafka, adding final touched to large lion statue. The statue is to be erected at Bratislava as a memorial to General Stefanik.

    Various shots of herds of buffalo on grassy plains. We see them being driven through valleys and rivers. The buffalo are commandeered by Czech peasants as draught animals.

    Interior of library in Washington, USA. Indexing a nation. A young man sits at a copying machine, turning the pages of a large book. Each page is photographed on film by the machine. C/U of man's feet operating machine's camera by foot pedal. M/S of an older man standing beside a pile of large books containing records of census. He holds opens out a small roll of film on which are copies of book's contents. Film looks like modern microfilm. M/S of another man packing the rolls of film into filing cabinet.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:38:00 / 01:39:28:00
    PT 366

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