• Short Summary

    Australia's first gorilla is fed by Sir Edward Hallstrom at Taronga Park Zoo.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Australian newsreel item.

    King Kong - Australia's first gorilla - is fed by Sir Edward J. Hallstrom at Taronga Park Zoo.

    LS gorilla named "King Kong" in cage. CU Sir Edward holding carrot up to cage, pan to gorilla in cage. CU gorilla eating carrot (2 shots), he throws part of the carrot out of cage, man catches it. CU gorilla being given another carrot. CU Sir Edward. Various shots of gorilla throwing sawdust out of cage and being given more carrots.

    Date on dope sheet is 06/06/1959.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2728.33
    Media URN:
    80410
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:56:00 / 01:59:44:00
    Canister:
    UN 3233 H

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