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    Surbiton, Surrey.

    M/S North American Mississippi alligator on a weighing scale, Captain J. Edwards measures it. L/S Capt. Edwards sat at table, he writes on pad. L/S small fish in tank. L/S Capt. Edwards holding alligator and picking up a giant Tugu lizard. M/S lizard and skin on table, he measures them, C/U his face, M/S as he looks at lizard. C/U lizard on a book, L/S as he pulls skin off lizard. C/U he rubs his face against the lizard's. M/S tropical fish tank. M/S he polishes a terrapin's shell, M/S he puts powder on it and turns it over to polish underneath. M/S terrapin closing its shell as he sticks his finger in. M/S tape recorder, L/S Capt. Edwards holding a leather backed toad, M/S he holds it up to microphone.

    M/S he straps an alligator into back of car, L/S Capt. Edwards putting snake in box, various shots as he takes snakes and lizards out of his pockets and puts them in box on back of car, he shuts the lid. L/S as he pulls out of drive, C/U his face, he looks in the back. C/U of the alligator.

    Cuts exist - see separate record

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Time in/Out:
    01:00:24:00 / 01:02:33:00
    CP 462
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    CP 462
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    Science & Technology
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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