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    "The great London Zoo is one of the places where the pen is mightier than the sword. Especially the camel pen - "

    High angle shot of the camel enclosure at London Zoo. M/S showing two young men admiring the camels. "And all day long the passenger list grows - no wonder the camels have the hump." M/S of two zoo keepers helping children onto a camel for a ride. L/S of the camel and passengers being led around the zoo. "For those who like to be near the ground, more graceful steeds - " Two children have a ride in a cart which is pulled by a llama.

    "But, the big favourite of the Zoo is the docile fellow who carries a trunk everywhere he goes." L/S of people being helped onto the back of an elephant. "Taking everything in his stride - coins to the Keeper - eatables to his capacious mouth." M/S of the Elephant taking something from a bystander with his trunk - he hands it up to the keeper who is sitting on his back - presumably it is money. L/S of the elephant handing things to the keeper with his trunk. L/S of the elephant walking around through the zoo.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 605.

    Note: this can was previously known as EP253B.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:04:00 / 01:25:19:00
    EP 141
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    EP 141
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