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  • Short Summary

    Musicians play to animals in zoo enclosures - some of the animals appear to dance.

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    A story about playing music to animals in the zoo.

    Shot of group of musicians in suits playing to animals in enclosures in what looks like London Zoo. C/U of two of the musicians playing to two elephants. The musicians seem to be inside the enclosure. The elephants sway around - they seem to like it. But I suppose it is just as likely that they don't like it.

    C/U of a woman holding a goat, a saxophonist plays the goat a tune. "A little jazz had a very restless effect on Mr. Bear." A polar bear runs around his enclosure as the musicians play him a tune (he looks very distressed rather than actually enjoying it). A man does a kind of Charleston as the boys play. The Polar Bear "dances."

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 672.

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    Film ID:
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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:04:00 / 01:27:19:00
    EP 167

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