Ape Serves Fish Course 1960

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    Item title reads - Ape serves fish course.

    Stuttgart, Germany.

    M/S as the zoo keeper leads Fritz the ape along, he is holding a bucket of fish. M/S as Fritz puts the bucket down and rolls his sleeves up. M/S of a seal flopping onto some flat rocks. Fritz stands by the edge of the pool with a fish in his hand, a seal jumps on the rocks beside him hoping to get the fish but another seal jumps from the water and snatches it from Fritz.

    He takes another fish from the bucket and throws it into the air. C/U as a seal catches the fish. M/S as keeper feeds an enormous seal on the rocks with two fish whilst Fritz throws a another into the air. He takes one from keeper and walks to the edge where a seal snatches it from him and falls back into the water splashing him. Various shots as he feeds the seals. The crowds applaud. The big seal seated beside keeper nibbles his hand so he feeds it three large fish one after another.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    52624
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1680.30
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:05:00 / 01:45:01:00
    Canister:
    60/45
    Sort Number:
    60/045
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