• Short Summary

    Monster sturgeon in London, pet squirrel in Germany, tug onboard ship & dustman Tarzan.

  • Description


    Billingsgate, London.

    CU. Fish porter stops with his barrow and points. SV. Group of porters with the gigantic sturgeon on a barrow, wheeling it towards the camera - it is 10 foot long. CU. The sturgeon facing the camera. CU. Policeman looking on. CU. Pan from the sturgeon's head to his tail. CU. Pan of the sturgeon's tail, pan up to the head. CU. Man's hand moving sturgeon's fin. CU. Cat smacking his lips looking on. SV. Sturgeon is wheeled away on the barrow.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene G.)


    Nuremberg, Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany).

    SCU. Squirrel playing on tablecloth. SV. & CU. Squirrel raises itself up and drinks from glass. Angle shot of a squirrel sitting on board in room. SCU. Squirrel eating grape between front paws. Bunch laying beside him. CU. Squirrel held in woman's hand and being stroked. CU. Squirrel on table sorting out his tail. CU. Squirrel eating from small dish held by woman. CU. Squirrel drinking from glass. He runs from glass. SV. Squirrel hops from table up to his cage. CU. Squirrel forces door of cage open and going inside.

    (Lav.) (Orig.I.)


    Millwall, London.

    GV. Millwall docks. LV. Crane called the London Mammoth, camera tilts down to dockside. GV. The tug Jarrara coming up to the crane. SV. Crane driver into his cabin working the controls. GV. The tug clear of the water. LV. Docks showing tug passing in front of suspended tug. SV. Tug, panning down to deck of the ship that it is going in. SV. Tug, panning down to workmen busy about the deck. GV. The tug getting close to the deck. GV. Men pulling on a wire. GV. Men pushing and heaving the tug into position. CU. Hams against the keel of the tug. TV. The tug in position on board the ship.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene D.)



    LV. Rubish dump at Worcester. GV. Frank Gunnell waving his arms directing the dust van. GV. The van emptying out all the rubbish with Frank Gunnell looking on. LV. Gunnell on a bicycle out in the country pedalling towards camera. SV. Horse watching. LV. Gunnell coming through the gates of his premises parking his bicycle and starting to climb the ladder to his tree house. SV. Gunnel on the ladder. CV. Notice "Strictly Private Trespassers will be Prosecuted". GV. Gunnell inserts key of his front door and opens it. CV. Sign "Little Dene". LV. Gunnell in swimming shorts coming down the ladder. LV. River which runs in front of his house. TV. Gunnell walks to the water's edge and dives. SV. Cow. TV. Gunnell swimming to the bank of the river and climbing out. CV. The man wiping water from his head.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title scene H.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:37:00 / 01:05:26:00

Comments (2)

  1. Unknown user says

    "Worchester" in last story should read Worcester.

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  2. Unknown user says

    Quite right. Thanks.

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