• Short Summary

    Daisy the chimpanzee solves complicated mechanical puzzle. London Zoo.

  • Description

    No title - Chimp and infernal machine. London Zoo.

    C/U Daisy the chimpanzee in cage. L/S head keeper Bill Peckitt preparing machine for mechanical test. C/U as he moves lever to start position. C/U as he sets door. C/U as he puts key into compartment and shuts door. C/U as Bill puts coin into ball which is held together by magnets. Then he puts the ball into compartment and closes door. M/S as he puts another ball into place and sets door.

    C/U as he puts box into position. C/U as he puts handle into compartment and closes it. C/U as he puts bottle of orange juice into the machine. C/U as he sets finish handle. C/U Bill Peckitt with Daisy. M/S as he puts Daisy down and she starts to work the 'Infernal Machine'. M/S Daisy with two sections of stick. C/U as she joins the two sections. C/U as she puts stick into the machine. C/U as the stick opens trap door. M/S as Daisy runs to the trap door. Various shots as she works out the puzzle and gets the bottle of orange juice. Various shots as she drinks it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:22:00 / 01:07:16:00

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