• Short Summary

    Police in Slough take measures to capture stray dogs in the streets.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Slough. Dogs Go To Jail!"

    Slough, Berkshire (was Buckinghamshire).

    SV Captured dogs in dog pound in Slough. GV High Street Slough. CU Large sign reading "Caution Slough Safety Town". LV Suburban street scene near Slough, man with dog on lead and dog roaming around without lead. SV Protective barrier at crossroads in High Street, Slough. BV Girl and dog looking at poster on barrier. SV Picture on poster of five dogs on leads held by policeman, track to notice reading "Will you Please Take the lead on 1st October, 1958. On and after 1st October it will be an offence for your dog to roam loose on any street or road in the Borough of Slough, all Dogs using the streets must be accompanied and be on a leash." SV Dog roaming across road by itself. CU Dog on leash, pan up as woman and dog cross road. SV Girl walking along pavement with dog on leash. CU Track round showing pedestrian push button for crossing road on traffic lights. CU Illuminated sign on traffic lights "Wait", pan to couple about to cross road, pan back showing sign "Cross". GV People crossing High Street. SV Policeman walking along armed with noose on end of long stick, he puts noose round neck of Alsatian dog and then pulls noose so that dog is held under control, he leads dog away. CU Poster (Cats Protection League. Cat Week". CU Cat walking across lawn in front of house. SV Dog in f.g. being held by leash, trying to get over low wall to run after cat, cat in b.g. humps back and fluffs up tail. CU Dog being held back on leash. CU Cat runs across lawn and hides behind small plant. SV Policeman entering dog pound. SV Policeman looking at dogs in pound. CU Dog in pound barking and puts nose through wire netting. SV Policeman putting another "captured" dog in pound and shutting gate. CU Dog looking through wire netting. SV Policeman padlocking door on pound. CU Dog with nose through wire netting looking very sad. CU Policeman looking down at dogs. CU Another dog with nose through wire netting.


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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:49:00 / 01:30:59:00

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