• Short Summary

    A story about a seal who is regularly exercised by having to chase her dish of food around the pool.

  • Description

    London Zoo.

    L/S of an island covered in seals, there are some swimming about in the water. M/S of seals swimming, L/S of the island again.

    M/S of Sam Morton, the keeper at London Zoo bringing a tray of fish round to a pool, Milly the seal pops her head out of the water. Sam opens the gate to the pool and puts the fish on the side. M/S of Sam with the fish, he opens a box with control panels on the top. M/S as he swings a small dish on a pole towards him and starts putting the fish in it. C/U as he places three fish on the dish, L/S as he pushes the dish out over the pool, Milly jumps up and takes a fish. Sam presses a button and the pole and dish start moving round the side of the pool so Milly has to chase them to get the fish. The narrator explains this is to keep Milly fit and slim.

    M/S of six young boys watching the display. Various shots of Milly chasing the dish round the pool and jumping up to get the fish. C/U of Sam's hand pressing a button on the control panel. M/S of Milly chasing the fish. M/S of Sam at the controls. M/S of Milly jumping up, the dish comes to a stop.

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    Colour pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:20:00 / 01:49:36:00
    CP 381

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