Monkey who survived space flight is given medal by ASPCA president, W. Rockefeller.
Unissued / unused material.
American newsreel item.
Outer space monkey survivor receives medal of honour, Pensacola, Florida, United States of America (USA).
Various shots of members of the ASPCA arriving at building. CU crowd. MS small monkey on arm of man. CU man stroking little monkey. Various shots of medal being presented by ASPCA President William Rockefeller to Dr. Dietrich Beisher, Project Medical Chief, who places it around the monkey's neck. CU Monkey Baker with medal around neck.
Date on dope sheet is 01/06/1959.
ASPCA = American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.