• Short Summary

    Wild animal trainer Clyde Beatty works with lions and tigers, a whip and a chair inside a cage.

  • Description

    Titles read: "TAMING JUNGLE KINGS".

    Rochester, Indiana, United States of America.

    Various shots of wild animal trainer Clyde Beatty working with a whip and chair to make numerous lions and tigers sit on plinths in a cage. An assistant stands outside the cage with a whip in case of trouble. A tiger is made to roll over and spins round several times at a terrific speed, presumably on the orders of Beatty. Crowds of people watch from the other side of the round cage. The final shot seems to show the animals leaping down from their positions as Beatty cracks his whip - looks a bit panicked!

    Cataloguer's note: this could be seen as cruel or degrading to animals.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    961.51
    Media URN:
    17150
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/05/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:51:00 / 01:46:04:00
    Canister:
    38/34

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