• Short Summary

    Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, visits the animals at London Zoo. Regent's Park.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The Duke at the zoo.

    Regent's Park. London Zoo.

    L/S of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, walking towards camera with Professor Sir Solly Zuckerman. C/U lion in cage. M/S the Duke looking at Rusty the Ceylon elephant, he walks forward and touches Rusty's forehead. C/U lioness in cage. M/S as the Duke walks along in front of cages. M/S lion and lioness in cage lying on their backs. M/S of the Duke standing laughing. C/U of a gorilla sitting in his cage. M/S of the Duke watching chimps. C/U the chimps watching the Duke through their glass windows.

    Camera pans around as seals chase the new feeding device which is a bin full of fish travelling round the pool on an electric rail and automatically throwing out fish every so often. L/S of the Duke watching the new device. M/S as it comes to a stop and the seals swim around waiting for more fish. C/U Chi-Chi the panda sitting in a tub eating bamboo. L/S people watching including Duke. M/S panda eating. M/S Prince smiling. C/U panda eating bamboo stick.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:26:00 / 01:12:25:00

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