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    Tbilisi, Georgia, Soviet Union (USSR).

    GV. Margarita Nazorova with her pet tiger "Pursh" coming out of building. SV. Margarita moves to walk down steps with the tiger. SV. Tiger climbs into the back of a saloon car. SCU. Margarita climbs in the front of the car and a man climbs in beside her. CU. Margarita as the car moves away. Camera pans with the tiger as he comes into CU. Travel shot as the car carrying tiger and Margarita is driven along road (two shots). The tiger is snarling as he leans out of the window. SV. Startled crowd watching the car. SV. Tiger on lead held by man, and Margarita visit the zoo. Tiger stops and stares at a cage and a polar bear comes into the picture and stands up at cage and stares at tiger. SV. Polar bear standing up in cage looking at tiger. GV. Polar bear climbs down from the wire and the camera pans across to the tiger, Margarita and the man. CU. Lion in cage. SV. Tiger being led down past wild animal cages. He is snarling. SCU. Tiger lying in one of the cages looking back at him. GV. Tiger Pursh standing up at tiger's cage. He leaps back as if he has been frightened. SV. Spectators looking on. TV. Pursh is lead snarling past tiger in cage. SCU. Onlookers. SV. Car with tiger in the back and Margarita in front, being driven away from zoo. Travel shot, Pursh looking out of window, he is driven along the road. SV. Camera pans as the car with tiger, looking out of the window, is driven away.

    (Orig. Neg. "C")

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:36:00 / 01:16:54:00
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    Science & Technology
    Raised Human Big Cat Pets
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