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    Demonstration of how to bath your doggy.

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    Haslemere, Surrey. L/S of group of kennel maids in the open air holding dogs in their arms. C/U of some of the girls and their charges - cute! "Always plug your dog's ears with cotton wool", advises Miss Trefusis Forbes, of the famous Bellmead Kennels." C/U of a dog having his ears plugged. "Thoroughly wet the dog all over - don't leave his head dry" C/U of dog in a tin basin having water poured on him. C/U of the dog being soaped.

    "A good rinse before drying" Two girls kneel beside the basin and pour water over the dog. He is put into another basin and a bucket full of water is poured over him. L/S of the dog being taken out. "Don't forget a little exercise." The dog shakes himself. C/U of the cotton wool being taken out of his ears. The girls then dry him off with some towels. "And something they're not too fond of - the comb." Dog lies on his back being combed - looks like he loves it! L/S of kennel maid combing another dog. C/U of a fluffy dog being combed.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 636.

    Note: alternative spelling for search purposes - Bell Mead Kennels - not sure which is correct.

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    01:31:09:00 / 01:33:37:00
    EP 266

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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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