• Short Summary

    Travelogue showing some of the attractions of Miami.

  • Description

    Miami, Florida.

    Various shots of a flock of flamingos in a parkland setting. Scenic shots of the park. L/S of the entrance to "Parrot Jungle". A woman stands with her arms held out and several large parrots are balanced on her arms. Her boyfriend films her with a cine camera. C/U of her looking slightly worried as the birds perch on her.

    Various performing birds are seen , first a parrot that places different shaped wooden pieces in the right shaped slots in a board. Then a parrot who has been taught how to propel a little lorry upon which he sits. A cockateel (?) slides down a miniature slide. A parrot walks on a rolling barrel. A cockateel rides a bike along a tightrope. Two parrots pull little carts along which have toy figures inside them (probably characters from the "Peanuts" cartoons.

    Aerial views of the Seaquarium. C/U of a sign which reads: "See World Famous Flipper Daily in Our Regular Shows." We see a glamour girl in swimsuit playing with some dolphins at the Seaquarium. She "shakes hands" and feeds the dolphins. Man in wet suit steps into a tank, underwater shots of him feeding fish.

    Note: some cuts for this story exist on tape *PM0473*.

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    Colour pictorials
    British Pathé
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    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:12:00 / 01:40:52:00
    CP 740

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