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Paintings that Live

Series

Series Name
Eve And Everybody’s Film Review

Issue

Issue No.
534
Date Released
27 Aug 1931
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1"All Quiet" and "Not so Quiet"
  2. 2Paintings that Live
  3. 3Brighter Signs!
  4. 4Prepare before you Hike
  5. 5Transfers
  6. 6The Bright Side of Brandenberg

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 6
Summary
NoS Summary - A parrot and a cat play together in a bird cage.
British Pathe synopsis: "Parrots and Cats (or kittens) are either playful pals, or bitter enemies. These are pals - " M/S of cat playing with a parrot in a cage. The shot is masked with a picture frame device. Closer shot - the cat is inside the cage with the parrot. "Bird cages and beleaguered cities" a cynic once remarked, "are like marriages". Those outside want to get in, and those inside want to get out!" The parrot and cat continue to play together.
Keywords
Birds; Animals
Written sources
Pathe Inventory File   Tin No.218
British Pathe Database 1997   Reference No.EP218 Used for synopsis
National Film Archive Catalogue
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