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  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Elephant repairs sea dyke in Negombo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka).

    Various shots elephant picking up stones and carrying them down to seashore to build up dyke. CU worker tying chain around heavy stone for elephant to pick up. Various shots of the elephant at work. MS elephant taking sea bath after heavy work, and throwing sea water over itself.

    Cataloguer's note: this item could be seen to be cruel / degrading to animals.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    80988
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2854.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:56:00 / 01:47:51:00
    Canister:
    UN 2939 H
    Sort Number:
    UN 2939 H
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Trade & Industry Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Ceylon Ceylon
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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