• Short Summary

    SAPPER TONY HANSEN STATIONED IN SINGAPORE, OWNS A RARE PROBOSCIS MONKEY GIVEN HIM BY A DUSUN TRIBESMAN IN NORTH BORNEO.

  • Description

    1.
    MV SAPPER HANSEN WITH "CAROLE"
    6 ft

    2.
    CU CAROLE
    8 ft

    3.
    MCU CAROLE EATING
    13 ft

    4.
    MV BRITISH SOLDIERS LOOKING ON
    14 ft

    5.
    MLV CAROLE ON TREE BRANCH
    17 1/2 ft

    6.
    MV SWINGING DOWN (2 SHOTS)
    27 ft

    7.
    MLV SAPPER HANSEN AND CAROLE WALK ON BARRACKS FOOTPATH
    29 ft

    8.
    MLV CAROLE ON BONNET OF LANDROVER
    33 ft

    9.
    MV CAROLE IN BONNET
    36 ft



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    Background: SAPPER TONY HANSEN STATIONED IN SINGAPORE, OWNS A RARE PROBOSCIS MONKEY GIVEN HIM BY A DUSUN TRIBESMAN IN NORTH BORNEO.

    WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE MILITARY AND CIVILIAN AUTHORITIES HE BROUGHT THE MONKEY - ON THE UNIT'S NOMINAL ROLE AS "SAPPER CAROLE" - TO SINGAPORE WITH THE INTENTION OF FIRST STUDYING HER HIMSELF AND THEN OF PRESENTING HER TO THE ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON.

    "SAPPER CAROLE" IS QUITE DISTINCTIVE.SHE HAS A PUTTY-LIKE "CYRANO DE BERGERAC" NOBE, REDDISH FUR, PROMINENT STOMACH AND IS A VEGETARIAN.HOWEVER, SHE HAS ADAPTED HERSELF TO FROGS, BEETLES, AND SMALL FISH AS WELL.SHE IS ALSO FOND OF BREAD, BISCUITS, OMELETTES AND CHOCOLATES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9LEAUPUMBKATN7V6XZ1RISL4X
    Media URN:
    VLVA9LEAUPUMBKATN7V6XZ1RISL4X
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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