'simon's Sircus' Aka Lion Mascot For Fleet… 1968

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    No title - Lion mascot for fleet air arm acrobatic team 'Simon's Sircus'. Yeovilton. Somerset.

    M/S pilots of 892 squadron walking across tarmac with Simon the lion on chain. The camera pans down to Simon. M/S Simon on chain. C/U board '892 Squadron'. M/S Simon going up steps onto one of the parked aircraft. M/S Simon on top of plane with Lieutenant Commander Simon Idiens. Various shots pilots stroking lion on plane.

    C/U back of lion showing his tail draped over plane. M/S Simon jumping down from plane, he is held on chain by his trainer Michael Baldwin. C/U two pilots watching. M/S Simon lying on ground having his tummy tickled by pilots. C/U Simon rolling on his back. C/U Simon's head as he gets up. Various C/U's of Simon.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/07/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    56803
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2067.04
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:21:00 / 01:05:14:00
    Canister:
    68/58
    Sort Number:
    68/058
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