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  • Description

    Snakes at London Zoo.

    C/U Snake would wound round Mrs Olive Dutta, woman's wrist. C/U woman with snake round neck. L/S she turns round and faces camera. M/S keeper Lanworn shakes snake Indian Python out of cage and puts it on woman's arms, she turns round. C/U snake's head, pan up to woman's face looking at snake on her arm.

    C/U snake's head on women's face, it buries itself in her hair. C/U snake in women's hair. C/U Snake writhing in cage. M/S Head Keeper (Mr Lanworn) puts big snake round women's shoulder. C/U Snake round woman's neck, it tightens and keeper has difficulty on removing it. He takes away big snake, and leaves woman holding small Boa constrictor.

    Note: Rex Dutta and his wife Olive (?) Dutta appear in a few Pathe films - who were they?! - JH.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    34469
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1279.10
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:08:00 / 01:18:15:00
    Canister:
    NP 304
    Sort Number:
    NP 304
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Entertainment & Humour Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    London Zoo Untitled Workspace Untitled Workspace Untitled Workspace Untitled Workspace Untitled Workspace
  • Stills

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

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