How Brainy Are Chimps? Aka Chimp's Intelligence… 1962

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    Title reads: "How brainy are chimps?"

    London Zoo, Regent's Park.

    C/U head zookeeper of Bill Peckett holding chimp Sammy. C/U Peckett and his assistant Harry Bean holding another chimp Josie. C/U Josie scratching Mr. Bean's head. M/S press photographers crowded round the glass viewing window of the chimp's den.

    C/U head keeper preparing catapults for intelligence test. He puts a grape onto the end of catapult. Various shots Josie doing test: she has learnt to swing a ball on a rope, when the ball hits the catapult a grape flies out. She finds and eats the grape. C/U press photographers outside the den. More shots Josie playing game.

    C/U newsreel photographers inside den, they are wearing masks to protect Josie from their germs. C/U Josie rocking. More shots Josie playing game. C/U masked press photographers. C/U Josie spinning around.

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    British Pathé
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    01:41:47:00 / 01:42:59:00
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