• Short Summary

    Baby elephant arrives at London Airport.

  • Description

    Baby Elephant arrives, London.

    M/S Cameraman and officials standing around. L/S BOAC (British Overseas Airways Company) York plane landing M/S Group of BOAC hostesses. M/S BOAC York plane taxing.

    Various shots of the baby elephant from plane, being examined and greeted by George Cansdale, Superintendent of the Zoo, and is then bundled into a lorry. L/S Zoological Society lorry entering London Zoo. L/S Flamingos. M/S Baby elephant being unloaded from van. M/S Lioness in cage. M/S Peacock. M/S Ape. L/S Dumbo being led into elephant house.

    Amendment February 2012: A visitor to the website has provided some more information. The plane is not an Avro York but an Avro Lancastrian.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1267.05
    Media URN:
    34262
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1949
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:04:00 / 01:09:36:00
    Canister:
    NP 251

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