• Short Summary

    Baby gorilla born in Basle Zoo, Switzerland - keepers feed it after mother rejects it.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Meet Baby Gorilla".

    Basle, Switzerland.

    Baby gorilla born in Swiss zoo. C/U of Archilla, the mother Gorilla, drinking soup with a spoon, her keeper stroking her head and back. C/U of Stephi, father gorilla. C/U Stephi in his cage, he stands up and hammers on the bars of the cage then falls over backwards. M/S of Stephi lying on his back in his cage playing with some straw. C/U Stephi laying with his head resting on his hands. Both gorilla parents have rejected the baby

    M/S of Mrs. Lang wife of the Zoo Manager looking at cot where baby gorilla is lying. C/U of baby gorilla Goma lying on his back in the cot swinging his arms about, he wears a nappy, Mrs. Lang picks him up. Panning shot a baby's bottle in a holder, pan to Mrs. L. holding the baby, she proceeds to feed him. C/U baby feeding from the bottle. Mrs Lang takes the bottle from his mouth and puts it back into the holder. C/U Mrs. L. holding the baby up to the camera.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:36:00 / 01:09:46:00

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