• Short Summary

    Bee-Bee is strongest chimp in weight lifting tests at London zoo.

  • Description

    Item title reads - How cute are chimps?

    London zoo.

    M/S as keeper takes chimpanzee and sits it in chair. M/S as he puts weights on a rope, and a grape in the top of a machine. If the chimps can pull the weights up the grape will be released. M/S chimp pulling rope, the grape drops and it runs up to get the grape. C/U chimp eating grape. C/U as another grape is loaded into machine. M/S as the chimp pulls 30 lb weight, the grape drops but rolls down a crack. Various shots as the chimp tries to reach it. C/U of another chimp in cage trying to tell him where it is. M/S as keeper puts another weight on pulley to make it 50 lbs, M/S as grape is loaded into machine. C/U 'Bee-Bee' the champion chimp inspecting the weights. C/U another chimp in cage watching. C/U as Bee-Bee starts to pull the 50lbs up, it rises and the grape falls out. Bee-Bee runs to collect it. C/U of another chimp clapping. The keeper writes '50 lb' on blackboard. C/U Bee-Bee jumping for joy.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:17:00 / 01:34:28:00

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