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  • Short Summary

    Educational film showing camels and their humps, feet, babies etc.

  • Description

    British Instructional Films Ltd presents a Classroom Film.

    "At the Zoo." A man in a long coat and flat cap leads a camel through a field. C/U of hooves. The camel is made to run. Young camel with its mother. Camel lowers its head to eat some leaves from the ground. C/U of head as it chews food. C/U of hooves. C/U of humps (two). The camel's foot is lifted to show its pad to camera. C/U of eye. C/U of head. Group of camels. Some lie down. Baby camel chews its back to relieve an itch.

    "At home in the desert." A camel drinks from a trough. Military men (Arabs?) perform a drill beside their camels. They put their guns over their shoulders and saddles on their camels. Elaborate saddle covers are attached. They climb on camels' backs and make them stand up. The camels walk across a desert landscape. The camels run along into the distance.

    Acknowledgements to the London Zoo.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2949.04
    Media URN:
    84792
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:19:00 / 01:31:44:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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