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    British Instructional Films Ltd presents a Classroom Film.

    "At the Zoo." A man in a long coat and flat cap leads a camel through a field. C/U of hooves. The camel is made to run. Young camel with its mother. Camel lowers its head to eat some leaves from the ground. C/U of head as it chews food. C/U of hooves. C/U of humps (two). The camel's foot is lifted to show its pad to camera. C/U of eye. C/U of head. Group of camels. Some lie down. Baby camel chews its back to relieve an itch.

    "At home in the desert." A camel drinks from a trough. Military men (Arabs?) perform a drill beside their camels. They put their guns over their shoulders and saddles on their camels. Elaborate saddle covers are attached. They climb on camels' backs and make them stand up. The camels walk across a desert landscape. The camels run along into the distance.

    Acknowledgements to the London Zoo.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    84792
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2949.04
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:19:00 / 01:31:44:00
    Canister:
    DOCS
    Sort Number:
    DOCS
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    Categories
    Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    group Documentaries (1976) Documentary warning Long documentary A detailed look
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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