King Penguins In Canada 1952

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    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear or unknown.

    King Penguins in Vancouver, Canada.

    M/S of a group of King Penguins on edge of Stanley Park Zoo pool.

    M/S of penguins walking towards truck, followed by their keepers. penguins are lifted into truck.

    Several shots of penguins having fun in a pool, edging gingerly towards the water and jumping in. Keeper holds fish at side of pool. One penguin gets out of the water for a fish and then falls back in. He gets out again.

    Keepers feed penguins in shed. C/U of penguins looking up. C/U of keeper putting fish into penguin's mouth. More shots of penguins jumping into and swimming about in the pool.

    At the time of this film, this was the only Canadian zoo that had penguins. They were flown in from the Falkland Islands.

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    British Pathé
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    Media URN:
    67703
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2500.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:02:00 / 01:12:24:00
    Canister:
    UN 2478 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 2479 D
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