A Modern Noah's Ark 1934

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    Titles read: "A Modern Noah's Ark".

    Germany.

    Various shots of several different kinds of animals together in the same cage as part of a travelling circus. A goat, a monkey and a cat are seen together, and rats and cats sit together on a ledge on the cage. A monkey climbs all over a dog, another plays with a rat. A small crowd of people watch the animals. One of the monkeys, held by a keeper, looks inside the shirt of a boy in the crowd.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/09/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    38701
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1104.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:17:00 / 01:22:01:00
    Canister:
    PT 232
    Sort Number:
    PT 232
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