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  • Short Summary

    Great footage of Lord George Sanger's elephants helping food production on farm in Horley.

  • Description

    Elephants As War Workers.

    Horley, Surrey

    Elephants doing war work; at the farm of Sir George Sanger. Woman ploughing field; with elephant pulling the plough (this would make a great still! - SL). Elephant picking up hay with its trunk and tossing it up on to truckload behind. Elephant using trunk to pump water.

    Man who is presumably Sir George shouts orders with great gusto to the elephant - SL.

    Animal stunts; tricks. Agriculture; farming; bizarre stuff. Animals; World War One; home front; oddities.

    Also on on ON 406 U.

    G 417 A.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1864.25
    Media URN:
    71742
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1917
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:10:00 / 01:26:05:00
    Canister:
    ON 042 J

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