• Short Summary

    Footage of Andy the giant tortoises being cleaned with oil at London Zoo.

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    Giant tortoises at London Zoo.

    C/U of Andy the Tortoise facing camera. M/S Woman looking in cages. L/S Tortoises in trough, keeper in background, pouring oil on rag. C/U Keeper pouring oil on rag. M/S and C/U Rubbing tortoise with oily rag. C/U Tortoise. C/U Tortoise walking. C/U Head of tortoise. M/S Oiled tortoise walking, keeper rubbing it down. C/U Rhino in cage, watching. M/S Keeper rubbing tortoise with oily rag. C/U tortoise being rubbed with oily rag. C/U Apes in cage, watching.

    M/S Keepers carrying tortoise onto trolley. C/U Mother and kiddie looking. C/U Three men carrying another tortoise onto trolley. M/S Tortoise on trolley, being manoeuvred into position. C/U Slow pan of tortoises on trolley. Tractor hauling trolley of tortoises. M/S Man and girl watching. M/S of one tortoise being carried into wire pen. C/U Tiny tortoises being lifted from wire box. C/U Panning shot of small tortoise to a big one.

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:03:00 / 01:48:44:00
    NP 358

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