• Short Summary

    Baby gorilla and baby chimpanzee return to zoo after living as pets.

  • Description

    Washington D.C., United States of America (USA).

    Title reads 'Baby Gorilla Gives up Living with People'.

    Mrs Bernard Gallagher of Washington hangs washing on a clothes line in her garden. Tomoko a 8 month old gorilla strolls into picture and climbs into clothes basket. CU. Mrs Gallagher, pan to basket where Tomoko is joined by Lulu, a baby chimpanzee. CU. Tomoko's basket tips over and the clothes fall over him. CU. Tomoko and Lulu hang around Mrs Gallagher's legs. MS. Mrs Gallagher with the gorilla and chimpanzee in her arms in the ape house at the national zoo. She hands them over to her husband who is supervising keeper there. MCU. Mrs Gallagher puts them into cage where they look rather lost. They have not known zoo captivity before, they have been living as pets but now they must be caged - old record commentary. MS. Mrs Gallagher shakes hands with the apes through the bars.

    (Comb. F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 03/05/1962.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:19:00 / 01:54:26:00
    UN 3622 D

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