• Short Summary

    Various animals are groomed and treated at Chessington zoo. Surrey.

  • Description

    Animal toilet.

    Chessington zoo, Surrey.

    C/U of a lion behind bars, M/S keeper entering cage. He takes hold of the lion's tail and starts to groom his back, various shots as he brushes the lion. M/S of a group of people looking on. C/U as a St. Bernard dog is brushed, C/U of his face. M/S of dog being brushed. M/S two young boys looking on.

    Various shots of a llama being brushed. C/U reindeer. C/U chimp looking through bars. M/S of monkey playing with toothbrush. C/U mother and little girl looking on. M/S as the monkey bites tube of toothpaste and squeezes out the contents. M/S people looking on. M/S man spraying pigs with hosepipe. C/U man watching. C/U pigs enjoying the cool water. C/U young boy watching. M/S as people look at penguins. Superintendent Engler picks one up and puts it on a table. He reaches for an eye bath. C/U of him using the eye bath on the penguin. C/U of him examining penguin's feet, he blows some powder onto the penguin's foot. He puts it in the water and it swims off. M/S people looking on. M/S penguins walking by the pool.

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    Film ID:
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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:30:00 / 01:57:35:00
    NP 473

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