• Short Summary

    Taffy the goat is presented to 5th Battalion Welsh Regiment as mascot by London Zoo.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Army gets its goat".

    London Zoo, Regent's Park.

    Mascot for 5th Battalion Welsh Regiment. M/S officers coming forward to receive the goat, pan to two zoo officials holding the goat. C/U Taffy the goat. The goat is handed over to the C.O. of the Regiment, Lt. Colonel W.R. Davies and the Goat Major.

    C/U hyena pacing up and down its cage. Various shots of officers trying to put regimental coat on Taffy but the goat puts up a struggle. C/U lioness watching. G/V crowd looking at the goat. C/U Taffy wearing the regimental head plate. C/U tiger watching.

    Various shots Taffy and the officers marching past. C/U lion. M/S as zookeepers lift Taffy onto a lorry. M/S press photographers. M/S Taffy standing in the back of a lorry. Panning shot lorry driving away.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1711.18
    Media URN:
    53165
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/02/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:51:00 / 01:27:02:00
    Canister:
    62/13

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