• Short Summary

    Scenes at the children's zoo in Battersea Park.

  • Description

    Battersea, London.

    Children's zoo in Battersea Park London is featured - "pets corner". Various shots of some of the animals and of the girl keepers that work there. They are seen tending to pigeons, lambs, llamas, ponies etc. One of the girls takes some branches into an aviary. She builds a perch for some birds. A homing pigeon is let loose. A three year old coati-mundi (sp?) is put into a cage by a young girl zoo keeper.

    End shots show a young boy helping another keeper take some baby rabbits out of a basket and put them into a hutch.

    Note: Keepers featured include Barbara (no surname given), Mary Checkley, Sylvie Williams, Joyce Hampton and Jean Aslet.

    Orange markings on neg - will be retransferred

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    61.35
    Media URN:
    1454
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/05/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:49:00 / 01:52:07:00
    Canister:
    CP 128

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