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    High angle L/S of a small island. Aerial shot of the island - uninhabited by humans it seems. "This island is only 200 miles from Melbourne, but the seal family is in active possession." High angle shot of many many seals on the rocks. They jump around the rocks and into the sea. High angle shot of seals swimming in the sea.

    "The seals would like visitors to come in the water to play." C/Us of seals swimming and playing in the water. C/U of a baby seal lying on a rock. A man tries to stroke him. Man holds seal around the neck, the seal cries out. M/S of seals jumping in the water and swimming out to sea. The seal's near neighbours - penguins - are shown. Baby penguins clamber around the rocks then swim in the sea. M/S of a penguin swimming in a rock pool. C/U of a penguin. L/S of the water full of penguins and seals.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 471.

    Note: flash-frame intertitles.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:48:00 / 01:42:19:00
    EP 190
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    EP 190
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    Lifestyle & Culture Travel & Exploration Science & Technology
    What They Saw Melbourne Selection
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