• Short Summary

    Chimpanzees drink, smoke and are subjected to 'leisurely' life.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "CHIMPS BECOME CIVILISED".

    Florida, United States of America (USA).

    Two chimpanzees running towards camera, one pulling other on truck. Chimp seated at table pouring out beer into glass and smoking cigarette. Chimpanzee smoking cigarette. Chimp drinking beer out of glass -drinks 12 beers and smokes 20 cigarettes per day - informs voiceover.

    Chimp jumps into bubble bath. Close up shot of chimp's face smothered in bubbles. Small girl trying to scrub chimp with difficulty - she seems quite forceful. Girl drying chimp on ground. Close up shot of the chimp's face.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1428.21
    Media URN:
    46567
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/05/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:55:00 / 01:38:48:00
    Canister:
    48/38

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