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  • Short Summary

    Women work as kennel maids in Haslemere.

  • Description

    Filmed at Bell Mead Kennels, Haslemere, Surrey.

    "The job of looking after our doggy friends is attracting more of the fair sex every year - as a business", said Miss Trefusis Forbes." L/S of three women chatting to each other and petting a small dog. L/S of group of kennel maids in overalls running towards the camera with their charges. Very short item - incomplete.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 528.

    Note: see also "Dogs" on EP216 which is almost certainly a continuation of this story. Alternative spelling for search purposes - Bellmead Kennels.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    942.16
    Media URN:
    16766
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/07/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:30:00 / 01:35:13:00
    Canister:
    EP 216

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  1. RuthWashbrook says

    Miss Trefusis Forbes is Katherine Jane Trefusis Forbes who became Air Chief Commandant and the first director of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force from 1939-43. She married Robert Alexander Watson-Watt known for inventing radar and they became Dame and Sir. She set up Bell Meade Kennels after the First World War.

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