• Short Summary

    Cineviews in Brief includes a matchstick tower, a new earth mover, and alligator hunting.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Cineviews in Brief. (No. 29.)

    Colorado Springs, America (USA).

    01:04:56 - M/S of hands balancing matches across the top of a bottle. M/S of a huge pile looking like an inverted pyramid on the top. M/S of the boy balancing the matches, he is trying to beat the record of 4200. He places them carefully one by one, he reaches 5024 matches when the whole structure collapses.

    01:05:47 - M/S of new digger with caterpillar tracks and large flat metal plate on the front, it is pushing huge piles of earth at a site in South Wales.

    01:06:17 - Alligator hunting in Miami, Florida, America, USA. M/S of men in an autogiro coming into land. M/S as they get out carrying thick ropes. M/S of an alligator, a man pokes it and it lashes out with its tail. He pokes its nose then grabs it and clamps its jaws shut. He drags it out of the water, M/S as it is tied up. M/S as they carry the alligator, which is now tied to a board, over to the autogiro. It takes off with alligator and board attached to the underside.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:50:00 / 01:07:30:00
    PT 372

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