• Short Summary

    A elephant falls into the moat at San Francisco Zoo.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Title reads: "Elephant A La Moat". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    San Francisco, California, United States of America (USA).

    Three elephants in compound. One looking over at elephant in moat. Crowd watching. One elephant above, pulling trunk of elephant in moat. Close up shot of elephant in moat, pan up to elephants above. Pan, keeper building ramp to get elephant out. Keeper leading elephant up ramp towards. Close up shot of elephant being pulled up ramp by keepers. Elephant squirting sand over its back. Close up shot of elephant kneeling before crowd. Crowd applauding. Close up shot of elephant's head.

    Possibly connected with 48/85 - MD. Possibly in tin marked UNSO 39/40.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1522.31
    Media URN:
    59794
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:23:00 / 01:34:09:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 039 K

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