• Short Summary

    Chimps in clothes behaving like humans at Hints Zoo, Staffordshire.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Chimps take over".

    Hints Zoo, Staffordshire.

    Various shots chimpanzees in clothes doing gardening; pushing wheelbarrows and digging in the flower beds. L/S chimp riding a bicycle with a paint pot on the handlebars, he wears decorators overalls. Various shots two chimps in overalls painting shed.

    C/U chimp in hat blowing whistle. Various shots chimps dressed as workmen sitting on boxes drinking from cups. Various C/Us of chimp operating movie camera.

    Various shots chimp fishing with rod in pond. Various shots chimp in a bath, he is covered in soap. Two chimps - one in dress, other in trousers - coming out of gate and getting onto small motorbike and side car. Various shots two chimps riding down country lane on motorbike and side car. C/U two chimps sitting on gate kissing.

    Cataloguers' note: could seem cute or could be viewed as cruel - depending on your attitude to performing animals.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1719.28
    Media URN:
    53398
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/06/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:47:00 / 01:56:36:00
    Canister:
    62/47

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