Zoo Girl 1956

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    Chessington Zoo, Chessington, Surrey.

    Chessington Zoo is where Wendy Snazle lives, the daughter of the General Manager. She is surrounded by animals. Shots of Wendy in front of their big medieval house and loads of animals in front garden. She puts a banana on a table for a monkey which is on a lead. She cuddles a foal and cut to shot of Llama eating grass. Ernest Engler, the head keeper, takes Wendy with him on his feeding rounds. Shots of sea lions being fed with fish which the keeper throws at them. Top shot of huge bear in a cage. His food is put on a tray which he drags under the cage. Feeding an elephant with food on a tray which she picks up in her trunk and throws. Brief shot of lions in a cage.

    Some penguins are seen walking through a model village which was bought from Ferndown Zoo in Bournemouth. Quick shot of a zebra looking over a wall and then M/S penguin pool. The penguins are fed fish by the keeper and young girl, although they refuse the fish from the child and only take it from Uncle Ernest.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    2032
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    43.13
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:02:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:18:00 / 01:27:42:00
    Canister:
    CP 078
    Sort Number:
    CP 078
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