• Short Summary

    British troops and their monkey mascot go for dip in Mediterranean Sea to relax.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Cooling Off in the Middle East".

    Various shots of convoy of army lorries travelling across desert. Various C/Us of British troops getting off lorries and brushing sand from their hair and clothing. C/U of soldier taking out pet monkey from under his shirt. The monkey, named "Little Whiskey", is the regiment mascot. M/S of line of soldiers taking off their boots. Various shots of soldiers and monkey running down to Mediterranean sea. They leap from over each other into the water. The monkey mascot sits on soldier's head as he swims.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1099.20
    Media URN:
    38324
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/07/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:40:00 / 01:31:25:00
    Canister:
    41/61

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