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  • Short Summary

    Educational film focusing on elephants - C/Us of feet, trunk, mouth etc.

  • Description

    British Instructional Films Ltd presents a Classroom Film.

    Zoo elephants are featured. A large elephant is led by a keeper. C/U of elephant's feet as it walks along. It picks up a walking stick with its trunk. It picks up sand with its trunk and throws it over its back. C/U of open mouth of elephant. Elephant holds one foot up in the air. C/U of underneath of foot. Elephant eats some straw.

    C/U of trunk picking up straw and it being put in the elephants mouth. Elephant picks up grain and eats it. "At work in Burma." Elephants with men riding on their backs pull logs along and move tree trunks with their trunks and feet. Two elephants push a large tree trunk on to the back of a truck. C/U of mouth and tusks. Two baby elephants play with their mother in some water. Baby elephant in C/U.

    Acknowledgements to the London Zoo.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2963.21
    Media URN:
    85205
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:05:00 / 01:50:27:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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