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  • Description

    Item title reads - The elephants come to town.

    London.

    M/S of Indian man with two baby elephants, aboard the ship which brought them to England. A baby elephant is swung ashore from the ship in a cradle sling operated by crane. Various shots of elephant seemingly flying through the air as he swings ashore. M/S of Curator Frost watching. M/S of two penguins. The elephant is lowered and put in a lorry.

    M/S of Austria's only remaining dancing elephant going through its paces in a circus ring. It performs a hula dance then stands on hind legs and begs like a dog. The audience laugh and applaud.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    45701
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1404.27
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:07:00 / 02:00:10:00
    Canister:
    46/58
    Sort Number:
    46/058
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    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Science & Technology
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  • Stills

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

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