• Short Summary

    Tame Bear that enjoys a drink in Putney, London.

  • Description

    Putney Common, London.

    Various shots of man with tame Himalayan black bear on Putney Common. M/S's of man leading the bear (called Susie) around on a harness. The bear jumps around with man playfully. M/S of bear standing upright leaning against a pole. M/S's of elderly woman with children and pram watching the bear's antics with surprise.

    M/S of bear being led into pub beer garden. People are sat at tables drinking and watching bear a man and woman restrain their miniature poodle as the bear walks past. M/S of the bear climbing onto chair. M/S of waitress bringing drinks over.

    Various C/U'S and M/S's of bear swigging back bottle of beer. M/S of man coaxing the bear down from the chair. Unfortunately the bear seems a bit tipsy by this point and falls off the chair and promptly climbs back on. More shots of bear drinking. M/S of man attempting to leave with bear. The bear jumps from chair but stubbornly refuses to move before finally keeling over in a heap!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    333.05
    Media URN:
    3851
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/08/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:22:00 / 01:18:00:00
    Canister:
    CP 556

Comments (1)

  1. Tom Bonner says

    Hi, is it possible to buy this film ? as the woman serving the beer to the bear is my mum !!

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