• Short Summary

    "Animal Land" - one of a cluster of American pleasure spots just south of Lake George, New York, - offers some unusually entertaining animal shows for children.

  • Description

    1.
    LV. Gateway to animal land.
    0.05

    2.
    CU. Sign 'You now entering Animal Land'
    0.10

    3.
    LV. Children seated on model gorilla.
    0.13

    4.
    SV. Bird on child's head.
    0.19

    5.
    CU. Monkey on girl's lap.
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    6.
    SV. Children.
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    7.
    SV. Monkey playing with branch.
    0.34

    8.
    CU. Sign "Duck Derby".
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    9.
    LV. Start of duck race.
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    10.
    CU. Monkey spectator smoking cigarette.
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    11.
    LV.PAN. Finish of duck race.
    0.56

    12.
    CU. Winner.
    1.00

    13.
    SV.PAN. Monkey on tightrope.
    1.06



    Initials BS/WS/DB


    Editors + please also 1966/59

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: "Animal Land" - one of a cluster of American pleasure spots just south of Lake George, New York, - offers some unusually entertaining animal shows for children.

    Here they can watch the Duck Derby, in which a sizeable field of ducks scramble post-haste over an enclosed track to the finishing post. They can meet many animal pets at close quarters and see the cigarette-smoking and tightrope-walking monkeys.

    Near "Animal Land" are "Gaslight Village", "Ghost Town" and "Fort William Henry" - amusement places re-creating for Americans scenes and entertainments from American history.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7MZBF9RYT8M0KXVLAS5E18TX9
    Media URN:
    VLVA7MZBF9RYT8M0KXVLAS5E18TX9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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