• Short Summary

    Pipaluk, polar bear cub, makes public debut at London Zoo.

  • Description

    No title. Polar bear cub "Pipaluk" makes debut at London Zoo (Regent's Park).

    L/S polar bear mother Sally with cub Pipaluk - they walk towards camera, across their pit. M/S as Pipaluk follows mother across pit but is scared to do down a steep slope. L/S as he eventually goes down slope.

    Library shots of zookeeper holding and weighing Brumas, the last polar bear cub born at the Zoo in 1949.

    Panning shot crowds of press watching Pipaluk and Sally. M/S baby bear. M/S ditto. Panning shot Sam, the father polar bear, in a separate pit. L/S ditto as he stands up against wall just below notice which reads, "Sam, father of Pipaluk". L/S as Sally and Pipaluk walk away from camera towards their den.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2057.05
    Media URN:
    56656
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:45:00 / 01:04:59:00
    Canister:
    68/23

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