• Short Summary

    A chimp is put in charge of a litter of lion cubs at zoo in Sydney, Australia.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Nanny's a monkey.

    Sydney, Australia.

    M/S of Flora the twelve year old lioness laying in her cage with her litter of lion cubs. C/U one of the cubs climbing across her mother's paw. C/U Flora. Various shots as the cubs poke their heads through the bars. M/S as the keeper comes along and he pulls one of the cubs from under the bars of the cage and puts it into a box. M/S as the keeper walks towards camera with Danny the circus chimp. Danny picks up a feeding bottle of milk and begins to drink from it. C/U of the sleepy cubs lying on the ground on top of one another, camera pans to Danny drinking from the bottle. C/U Flora watching. C/U as Danny picks one of the cubs up by the neck and looks closely at its stomach, he drops the cub and picks up another, but also lets her fall. C/U Flora looking on. C/U as Danny holds two of the cubs up and strokes their heads.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:56:00 / 01:27:51:00

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