Lion Cubs' First Film 1961

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    Full title reads: "London. Lion Cubs' First Film".

    London Zoological Gardens.

    CU of children and two keepers crowding round baby lion cubs who are playing on top of a basket.

    CU two baby lion cubs.

    CU children watching.

    CU of the two cubs.

    SV of the father of the lion cubs 'Sultan' who is laying majestically in his cage. S

    CU of a notice reading "These Animals Are Dangerous".

    SV of keeper holding the two baby lion cubs showing them to sultan the father who rubs his head on the bars of the cage in catlike fashion.

    (Pathe Neg)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/08/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    53831
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1734.29
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:54:00 / 01:47:28:00
    Canister:
    61/69
    Sort Number:
    61/069
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