• Short Summary

    Baby chimpanzee is brought up as human to test his mental and physical development.

  • Description

    Southport, Lancashire.

    SV. Two women, little girl and chimpanzee Pete, sitting at tea table, having tea. Mrs Calshaw is conducting an experiment on Pete - she is following his mental and physical development while bringing him up as if he was a human. CU. Pete having bib put on. CU. Little girl. CU. Pete drinking from cup. SCU. Book 'Recipes for Food' dropped and Mrs Doris Calshaw picks up Pete. SCU. Mrs Calshaw putting Pete on her knee, pan to her writing. CU. Pete sitting on Mrs Calshaw's knee. CU. Mrs Calshaw, pan as she puts nappy on Pete. Pan to Pete's face. SV. Mrs Calshaw putting on nappy. CU. Hand pinning nappy, pan to chimp's face. SV. Mrs Calshaw walking towards cot with Pete. SV. Mrs Calshaw placing Pete in cot. CU. Pete in cot with monkey doll.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1435.09
    Media URN:
    47114
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/01/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:00:00 / 01:20:01:00
    Canister:
    51/5

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