• Short Summary

    Little boy visits London Zoo and climbs into snake cage to make friends with boa constrictor.

  • Description

    DAVE AND DUSTY.

    Duplicate of Dave and Dusty story in NP 190 where small boy Dave leaves his dog Dusty outside London Zoo while he goes in and make friends with a snake.

    London Zoo, Regent's Park.

    C/U of sign: "No Dogs Admitted". Various shots of little boy (Dave) tying the lead of his small dog (Dusty) to some railings. Dave then goes through a turnstile to enter the zoo.

    M/S of Dave watching the zookeeper collecting dead snake skin from cage in Reptile House. The keeper is busy looking through first aid box. Dave takes this opportunity to climb into the open door of the cage. Various shots of Dave sitting on floor of cage stroking a large snake (a boa constrictor). Various shots of crowd looking through glass of cage and laughing at Dave.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1393.14
    Media URN:
    75419
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/05/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:53:00 / 01:33:41:00
    Canister:
    Roll 3 Dave & Dusty (NP 190)

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