A tame lion cub with his owner, a scientist at the Pavlov Institute of Physiology, and her son.
Leningrad aka St. Petersburg, Russia.
MS. CU. Russian scientist, Varvara Shepelyova, sitting at her desk, she looks over her shoulder and smiles. MS. of the lion lying on carpet. CU. Varvara Shepelyova seated at her desk. LS. of the lion on carpet, as a young boy walks into picture and kisses lion, then proceeds to play with lion. CUs. of the lion playing with cushion, MS. CU. of the lion eating chunks of mat from the boy's hand. MS. Ms. Shepelyova at her desk making notes. CU. of the lion eating. MSS. Ms. Shepelyova making notes at her desk. CU. Telephone, pan to the lion on desk he yawns. LS. of lion on desk, he picks up telephone with his mouth, Ms. Shepelyova comes into picture and lifts him off desk. LS. Lions in cage. CU. Still pictures of Ms Shepelyova with the lion when a cub. CU. Of the lion. CU. of the lion between Ms Shepelyova and her son in the back of a car. LS. car moving along road. LS. one of the cages in the Zoo. Various shots of veterinary surgeon examining the lion and of Ms. Shepelyova and son taking their leave.