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  • Description

    Item title reads - "Minors" to rescue.

    Children's club visits Belle Vue zoo and the children help to welcome some of the new birds to replace the 30 killed by vandals. Manchester. (Greater Manchester).

    Various shots of A.B.C. Minors getting off their coach at Belle Vue zoo and being greeted by keepers and chimps, C/U small girl getting off coach and shaking hands with one of the chimps. C/U chimp staring at camera. M/S birds swimming on a pool. M/S keeper throwing fish to pelicans. M/S children looking on. C/U black swan in pool.

    Various shots as two new rock hopper penguins are let out of their cage and ushered to the pool. They walk along the edge of the pool until one jumps in and the other follows. M/S children watching. M/S as the two of them swim in the pool. L/S 'Aunt Mary' the zoo elephant giving the children a ride. M/S children watching. C/U of a cake from the children inscribed 'To Nicholas from the A.B.C. Minors', pan to Nicholas the hippopotamus. Judith Collis throws the entire cake into his mouth. C/U of him chewing it.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    52645
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1682.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:45:00 / 01:43:46:00
    Canister:
    60/49
    Sort Number:
    60/049
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    belle vue
  • Stills

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

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