• Short Summary

    Footage of people visiting London Zoo and getting married at Camberwell registry office.

  • Description

    Several shots of chimpanzees sitting at table eating at London Zoo. They are watched by large crowds. Various shots of the other animals including donkeys, penguins, a lion and nice shots Ming the giant panda fast asleep in her cage.

    Various shots of couples entering Camberwell registry office to get married. The building is covered with protective sand bags. Several shots of married couples leaving the building.

    Cataloguer's note: Good item showing London carrying on as normal despite the outbreak of war.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1023.04
    Media URN:
    20339
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/09/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:51:00 / 01:04:04:00
    Canister:
    39/72

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