This film is part of Free
The Child, Dog and Pram
This Victorian girl is engrossed in her games, and no wonder, with a dog, two cats and a doll to play with
Non-Fiction 1900 1 mins Silent
This shamelessly cute film from over a century ago offers the timeless joys of cats and dogs and small children. In a backyard, a girl plays with her toys and pets, mostly oblivious that the camera is recording her games for posterity. The young taunts her dog with her doll, then begins playing 'mother' and decides to let one of the cats join her 'baby' in the pram. While this actuality was likely produced for public exhibition, it offers the intimacy and nostalgia of a home movie.
Cats v Dogs
Home movie 1931 1 mins Silent Location: Llandegfan
Mingo, Jerry and Thea: names of the dogs or people seen? Either way, they will be connected, for sure, with Isla Johnston of Bryn Mêl, Glyngarth, Anglesey, who shot the footage.
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