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    Rota the lion.

    London zoo.

    C/U sign "beware lion". C/U of Rota in his cage, M/S showing the cage is in the garden of a house in Pinner. M/S of Rota who is now in London zoo, Mr and Mrs Thompson, his former owners, stroke and tickle him through the bars. He paws at a stick with meat on the end. Various shots as he is fed. They have given him to Winston Churchill as a gift because they think the two are similar!

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    50327
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1568.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:05:00 / 01:16:11:00
    Canister:
    NSP 392
    Sort Number:
    NSP 392
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    Categories
    Science & Technology
  • Stills

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

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