• Short Summary

    Farmers in Poland keep tame lioness, stunt motorcyclists in Vienna and expert darts player, Charles Cooper of Sunderland.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Cineviews in Brief". (number 51).

    Tame lioness on farm in Poland, stunt motorcyclists in Vienna (Austria) and an expert darts thrower from Sunderland.

    Various shots of young lioness rolling on her back while a woman brushes her stomach. M/S of man waving stick for lioness to play with. M/S of lioness following woman across farmyard. Woman carried bowl of food. C/U of woman cuddling lioness' head.

    M/S of motorcyclist riding past chair. He picks up ball from chair and bowls in at some skittles. L/S of motorcyclist driving through hoop of fire. M/S of motorcycle with sidecar. The motorcycle tips over so the sidecar rises from ground. Man in side car removes its wheels whilst up in air.

    C/U of "night-watchman Charles Cooper of Sunderland" (Tyne and Wear) throwing darts. Various shots of Charles throwing trick shots; he knocks a cigarette out of mouth of man standing in front of dart board. He knocks a match balanced on a knife held in front of board, a card from a man's chin and a sugar cube from bald man's head. He is watched by group of men in flat caps. Natural sound, one of men comments: "He's a fair knockout". Charles (aka Charlie) smokes a pipe or cigarette whilst throwing darts.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:39:00 / 01:59:22:00
    PT 394

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