• Short Summary

    Story looking at the export of dogs from Britain to the United States and Germany.

  • Description

    Titles read: "DOGS BOOST EXPORT DRIVE".

    Various locations of events.

    At Cruft's Dog Show, Olympia, London, we see high angle view of the judging ring. A woman walks across the ring with two Sealyhams. Buyer Mrs Dexter from Connecticut makes notes. Two bull terriers stand on a table. C/U Wire-haired fox terriers. Judges and German delegates look at dogs.

    Kennel maids take corgis for a walk at their kennels in Ottershaw in Surrey. C/U of Mrs Butler, owner of the kennels. Corgi puppies in pen. One of the kennel maids brings a corgi out to be placed in a crate for shipment to the USA; she kisses it goodbye. The crate is put in the back of Mrs Butler's car and she drives off.

    General view and street scenes of West Berlin. People walk along the streets with British dogs as commentator talks of the export of dogs to Germany. In a German home a man and woman sit talking (in German) to their wire-haired fox terrier dog. When the man says "Sit down!" the dog does so. The woman tells the man "See, we must learn to speak English in front of the dog".

    Note: extensive notes on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:29:00 / 01:05:05:00

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