• Short Summary

    A female hippopotamus arrives at Sydney Zoo, Australia, to keep a male hippo company.

  • Description

    Titles read: '"The Wedding of the Hippopotamus" - Just a heart-touching episode from the famous Sydney Zoo - '.

    Sydney, Australia.

    Various shots of a ship in dock; some giraffes are seen on board and a large crate containing a hippopotamus is loaded onto the quayside. Several shots of the hippo in her zoo enclosure, with a blanket on her back; cutaways show monkeys and llamas looking on. The male hippo she is supposed to be mating with appears and joins her in the hippo pool. The jokey commentary is about their supposed wedding.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1070.28
    Media URN:
    37404
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/03/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:22:00 / 02:00:20:00
    Canister:
    PT 154

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