• Short Summary

    Footage of birthday party for Joey the chimpanzee at London Zoo.

  • Description

    Chimp's birthday party at London Zoo.

    C/U Birthday cake, on it is inscribed 'Joey, Happy Birthday' four candles on it. M/S Table, with fruit, plates and mugs on it. M/S Keeper coming into room holding chimps, there are paper chains decorating the room. L/S Keepers putting chimpanzees into chairs. M/S Keepers putting paper hats on chimps. C/U Dish of oranges. C/U Dish of apples. M/S Keeper pouring milk into mugs, chimps are holding. M/S Chimp eating cake in other hand holding mug. M/S Two chimps drinking out of mugs one of them then puts cup down and picks up large milk jug and starts drinking from it.

    M/S Another chimp eating an apple. M/S Two chimps with Christmas 'blowers'. C/U Chimp with paper hat on, eating cake. M/S Another chimp eating banana. L/S Keeper who blows candles out of from cake, and then takes it and walks out of picture. C/U Chimp eating cake. L/S Keeper as he comes into picture, bends down with chimps at table and starts blowing at one of the chimps with a paper 'Blowers'. C/U The keeper blowing at chimps with 'blower'. M/S Keeper blowing at chimp with 'blower' he then hands it to one of the chimps. Dissolve to L/S of the keeper putting on the table presents for the chimps. They are in paper bags.

    Big C/U of one of the chimps eating cake and shaking his fist. C/U Another chimp eating apple. C/U Keeper's hands as he unwraps a toy which is a motorcar, he hands it to one of the chimps. C/U Chimp who has a handcuff round one of his wrists. M/S Another chimp who has just received a concertina from the keeper, another chimp then takes it from him. Big C/U of the chimp with the handcuffs, he now has both wrists in the handcuffs. Big C/U of the chimp with the concertina, it is now in bits. M/S of the keepers, putting many balloons on to the table. L/S of the chimps playing with balloons. Several more shots of the chimps playing up they end up by puling down the decorations.

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:10:00 / 01:56:06:00
    NP 535

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