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    Second part of Pilot for 'Watu Hatari'

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    Part Two of Episode : The Rogue Elephant

    Brief synopsis: This episode concerns a wayward elephant who quite literally stumbles across the village of 'Kymani'. The plot rests on a white landowners attempt to save both the village, and the elephant.

    Man driving through various African terrain as animals scatter. Young African boy sitting in the front of the truck with man. Giraffes skipping along. Truck. Lion cub resting. Truck stops and the two men get out. Lions in the distance. Two men looking out to lions, then unloading truck that contains a lion that they cared for. Lowering of the cage. Lion coming out from cage and going back into its natural environment. Cutaway to various animals looked on. Close-up of man looking on after lion. Truck moving off. Hippopotamus. African natives in procession towards truck shouting and protesting about the elephant. Man talking to natives and pointing. Two children on horses. Lions. Girl looking at lion. Girl and boy on horses walking past camera. Men hunting elephant, one of them gestures towards the ground. Elephant footprint. Close-up of man looking down at print. Men continue walking past the camera. Elephant. Two men looking at at footprint. Brother and sister on horses. Hippopotamus. Giraffe. Children dismounting from horse. Shot of elephant seen through branches of a tree. Man with gun stands still. Elephant roaming through fields. Two men approach elephant, younger one gestures to followers to stay back. Girl and boy walking through fields. Close-up of boy, looking at tree and shaking it. Girl and boy shaking bushes. Baby elephant. Girl and boy. Girl and boy feeding elephant. Girl and boy walking across fields. Man and younger African boy advancing upon elephant. Shot of elephant through binoculars. Man aims gun at elephant (his son and daughter are seen in shot running towards their father) Man talking to children and trying to steady his aim on the elephant. Man puts gun down and withdraws. Man returns in shot with anaesthetic harpoon. Boy follows him towards elephant. Man advances towards elephant, crouches and takes aim. Elephant lying prone on its side. Shot of man looking at elephant. Man turns towards children and gestures. Close-up of elephant. Man, daughter and African boy tending elephant. Man looking down at elephant. Boy, close-up. Father talking to his daughter. Man, son, daughter and African boy looking at elephant. Elephant with family walking off. End Titles.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960 - 1969
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:07:00 / 01:47:20:00

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