• Short Summary

    Two chimpanzees make an attempt to do some brick laying in an American Zoo.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "A Workman And His Mate".

    Philadelphia, United States of America (USA).

    VS of two chimpanzees, dressed in dungarees at a Philadelphia Zoo giving a demonstration. They carry bricks in a hod and a barrow up to a small hut where they mix cement and try to build the wall. They end up eating the mortar mix.

    N.B. The same story was issued in a Dublin reel under the title 'Almost Human'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1055.04
    Media URN:
    21073
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/08/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:23:00 / 01:03:58:00
    Canister:
    40/70

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