• Short Summary

    The vet makes his rounds helping sick animals at Chessington zoo, Surrey.

  • Description

    Zoo doctor.

    Chessington zoo, Surrey.

    C/U sign saying " Beware - All Camels Bite ". M/S as camel is led out. Various shots of veterinary surgeon giving a camel a thorough overhaul. M/S as he walks to the monkey cage. M/S of vet examining a monkey's eye. Various shots of monkeys darting about in the cage, he cleans its eye and gives it some medicine. M/S as he repairs a pelican's beak, it jumps into the water afterwards. M/S as he climbs into the lion's cage to examine a cub, he uses a cloth to wipe some liquid onto its head. C/U two healthy lion cubs growling. C/U of lioness entering cage after vet has left.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1357.16
    Media URN:
    44656
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:04:00 / 01:29:11:00
    Canister:
    NP 208

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