• Short Summary

    Short film showing humming birds feeding at London Zoo.

  • Description

    London Zoo.

    C/U of a humming bird. Various shots of humming birds hovering beside bottles of sugar liquid, dipping in their beaks. L/S of a zoo keeper hanging up one of the little flasks on a branch. Narrator explains how the humming bird got its name. They are fed honey, milk, water and vitamin compounds.

    Various shots of the birds hovering around.

    Note: mute neg is missing - probably the neg of CP 003 Special Version "Reptiles and Tropical Birds - Africa". Alternative spelling for search purposes - hummingbirds. According to paperwork the zoo keeper featured is Alf Woods.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    27.28
    Media URN:
    15522
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/04/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    02:02:10:00 / 02:03:06:00
    Canister:
    CP 015

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