Elephant Cargo 1947

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    Elephant cargo, location of events unknown.

    Various shots of baby and adult elephants being hoisted on board ship from quayside using harness and crane. Various shots of elephants being walked along quayside. A man feeds titbits to elephants. More shots elephants being hoisted aboard ship. MS elephants on board ship.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1947
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    66547
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2375.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:59:00 / 01:46:29:00
    Canister:
    UN 1721 F
    Sort Number:
    UN 1721 F
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