• Short Summary

    Tiny baby crocodile hatches under sun lamp at London Zoo reptile house.

  • Description

    Baby crocodiles at London Zoo, Regents Park.

    Interior of reptile house. Zoo keeper inspects hatching eggs under sun ray lamp. C/U keeper listening to eggs, hr probes one with a half open shell. C/U keeper. C/U tiny baby crocodile wriggling out of shell. C/U keeper. C/U crocodile half out of shell. C/U croc's head. C/U keeper. C/U croc wriggling free of shell. C/U head of croc. C/U keeper. C/U keeper picking up croc up and putting it into bowl of water. C/U sponging croc's head.

    Keeper is Reg Lawthorn, head of reptile house.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1311.22
    Media URN:
    43445
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/01/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:25:00 / 01:35:35:00
    Canister:
    NP 435

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Reg Lawthorn" in text and tags should read Reg Lanworn.

    Mr Lanworn lived till the ripe old age of 96, as his obituary states here.....

    http://www.buryfreepress.co.uk/new
    s/latest-news/tributes-paid-to-anima
    l-lover-reg-1-419654

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