• Short Summary

    An Italian audience laugh as chimpanzees perform tricks and show off.

  • Description

    Rome, Italy.

    MV. Trainer pouring drink into chimps' mugs. SV. Chimpanzee putting on spectacles and pointing to menu. SV. Chimp eating at table. SV. Chimp eating at table. SV. Baby chimp with bottle, another chimp snatches bottles, picks up baby and drinks from bottle. SV. Chimp walking tightrope dressed in ballerina skirt. CU. Chimp sitting on end of tightrope, ball is thrown which he balances on his head. SV. Audience laughing. SV. Two chimps balancing on one leg, holding ball in cup with each hand, ball on spoon in mouth and ball on head. SV. Chimp jazz band action. SV. Chimp pianist. SV. Chimps dancing. SV. Band playing, drummer standing up, bashing cymbals. SV. Chimp on drums, bashing drum and cymbal and commences to knock clarinettist's hat.

    (Orig. Lav.) (Orig. "I")

    N.B. Part of the story entitled - Wet-Sun! about the Whitsun holidays. This doesn't look like too much fun for the chimps.

    Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    12.11
    Media URN:
    26951
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/06/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:31:00 / 01:07:24:00
    Canister:
    52/46

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