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  • Short Summary

    Butcher and Vaugirard abattoir which deals only in the slaughter of horses.

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    Paris, France.

    CU. of a notice in French directing lorries to the platform where animals are unloaded, pan to G.V. of lorries and trailers in the courtyard of the Batignolles marshalling yard. CU. Notice "Quai Haut-Bestiaux". GV. of railway trucks in the marshalling yard. CU. of a notice which gives the opening times of the Batignolles marshalling yard in Paris. GV. of the entrance to the yard. GV. of a butcher's shop in Paris which deals exclusively in horse flesh, this shops is closed. High angle G.V. of the marshalling yard. GV. Across a street of the Vaugirard abattoir which deals only in the slaughter of horses. CU. of the head of a horse carved over the entrance to the abattoir, pan down to C.U. of the gates. GV. of a courtyard within the grounds of the abattoir. CU. of the name over a butcher's shop, horse flesh being the only meat sold in the shop, pan down to the shop window, the shop is closed. Two M.Ss of horse butcher's shops in Paris. Various shots of the carcasses of horses hanging in the abattoir. Various shots of horse flesh being loaded into vans outside the slaughter house. GV. of the deserted pens for animals at the marshalling yard. Various shots of horses waiting in the stables in the abattoir. CU. of a notice in French outside the abattoir, it states that the abattoir is not public property and is open only to those who have business there.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:39:00 / 01:54:58:00
    UN 3305 B

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