Various jokes are told by means of intertitles and animations. "What is home without a mother...? What is a zoo without a Lion...?" Stop frame animation sequence shows an ink bottle with ink spurting out of it and making a blot. A lion's face appears on the blot. Dissolve into a shot of a real lion...more
Travelogue showing the beauty of Southern Ireland and its suitability as a holiday destination.
Out takes (rushes, cuts) for story featured in CP 726.
Amazing early sex education film - strange, funny and fascinating!
Art students appointed to take care (and portraits!) of animals in Chessington zoo.
Unedited material of zoo animals. c. 1950
Various animals bathing at the Zoo
Lots of unedited material showing Butlin and his wife on holiday in South Africa. c 1961
Animals in the snow - chilly.
Documentary covering changes in women's lives and status between l890 and 1930.
Silly animation with a toddler character getting up to all sorts of mischief at the zoo.
Compilation of funny stories - performing chimps, making movies, flea circus, tightrope walking etc.
Truly hilarious pastiche of the "March of Time" film series - chimps make a newsreel!
Educational film showing various animals at the zoo.
Travelogue style documentary showing the Royal Tour of the Commonwealth in 1954
Alternative medicine for animals - big spoonfuls of Halibut Oil.
Animals at London Zoo do their best to keep cool in the midst of a hot summer.
An item about a vet at Chessington zoo.
Australia - island inhabited totally by birds and animals including penguins and seals.
Scouts visit London Zoo + scouts and guides receive prizes at zoo lecture theatre.
Animation which tells the story of an angry father chasing his daughter and her suitor.
Strange animal - half lion and half tiger - is presented to the camera.
Documentary about life in Iraq - political history, religion, traditions, industry etc.
Queen's collection of animal paintings & Duke's wildlife photographs on show.
Quirky stuff - probably designed for children - penguins and zoo material. c. 1950