• Short Summary

    Various animals are seen being fed at Plymouth Zoo.

  • Description

    Plymouth, Devon.

    M/S of a row of children in chairs watching sea lions being fed in a concrete pool. M/S of sea lions catching fish in their mouths. C/U of three penguins. Various shots of the sea lions splashing about and the female zookeeper throwing fish from a bucket.

    M/S of 'Plymouth Zoo' sign. M/S of a keeper sweeping the path in front of the elephant pen. M/S of a baby elephant holding a shovel in his trunk. C/U of two women watching. M/S of the baby elephant 'digging', pan to the keeper shaking his fist at the cheeky pachyderm.

    C/U of a camel. C/U of a tortoise eating. Various shots of the tortoise eating food from the same plate as a deer. Various shots of people watching the odd couple.

    C/U of loads of guinea pigs nibbling grass. M/S of a pelican trying to eat one, luckily it escapes, the other guinea pigs scatter. M/S two women laughing. C/U of the pelican trying to pick up a terrified guinea pig in its beak - very cruel!

    C/U of a girl bottle feeding a baby deer, a bull dog tries to drink from the same bottle. M/S of a zebra. C/U of the baby deer drinking. Tilt up the body of a tiger on it hind legs drinking from a milk bottle. A woman is shown brushing a hippopotamus' teeth. The woman then feeds the hippo a loaf of white bread.

    Notes: cuts exist - please refer to separate record.

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    Colour pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:38:00 / 01:16:54:00
    CP 571

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