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  • Short Summary

    Coco the clown and chimpanzees entertain children at Selfridges in London.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Coco the clown and chimpanzee band at Selfridges. London.

    LS Coco the clown with children. MS as Coco takes handkerchief and top hat and shows them to children. Various CU's children watching. CU Coco the clown with hair standing on end.

    LS chimpanzees seated in chairs. Various shots chimpanzees on tightrope, riding bicycle round ring, playing leap frog, and drinking from bottle. MS children watching. Various shots chimpanzee band, with good shots of chimps playing their instruments and applauding.

    MS children watching, and people looking in shop window. LS toy chimp band in window of store, and real chimps in the window with them, they touch them and jump up and down in excitement. Various shots people looking in store window. MS Coco the Clown in behind chimpanzees. Back view people looking in window.

    Cataloguer's note: this item could be seen as demeaning to animals.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2812.02
    Media URN:
    82291
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:51:00 / 01:05:57:00
    Canister:
    UN 2790 D

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