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  • Short Summary

    An educational film about the giraffe family.

  • Description

    British Instructional Films Ltd presents a Classroom Film.

    Giraffes in their enclosure at London Zoo. A young giraffe is seen with its mother. We see the giraffes eating and a baby giraffe running around the enclosure while a keeper feeds the mother giraffe. A giraffe eats from a bowl on the ground. C/U of head of giraffe as it eats and its legs. Keeper puts bowl of food on the ground and the giraffe spreads its front legs in a comical fashion to get low enough to eat from the bowl. C/U of giraffe's horns. C/U of head as it munches. C/U of head and front legs then pan down to knees and hooves. Back legs and tail in C/U. Giraffe sticks out its tongue. Giraffe walks in enclosure. Another shot of tongue and mouth. Head seen from below as it eats. Keeper leads giraffe who walks with head low down at level of the keepers head.

    Acknowledgements to the London Zoo.

    Note: 2 negs and 2 prints are joined.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:30:00 / 01:06:16:00

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