• Short Summary

    Item about two white rhinos being transferred from Khartoum to Antwerp.

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    White Rhino for Antwerp Zoo, (Khartoum and Antwerp).

    M/S Two natives chasing birds. M/S Man catches one. C/U Holding bird in front of camera. M/S Native getting hold of stork M/S Native catching bird (beaked with pouch) he walks out of frame. C/U Bird with duck-like beak. M/S White man walking towards camera, catches bird by bill, puts it under his arm and walks out of frame. C/U Gazelle. MS. Rhinos running towards camera. C/U Rhinos away from camera, towards feeding bowls. C/U Rhino feeding. C/U Rhinos in compound, one still feeding, another approaches . C/U Rhinos feeding. C/U Rhino feeding, pan to other one chewing.

    L/S Native enticing rhinos with corn. CU Native enticing rhino towards cage. camera pans behind corn into transporting cage. L/S Enticing rhinos in cage. C/U Native feeding rhinos in cage, while another closes cage door. C/U Monkey in cage, watching he pouts and turns head away. C/U Boy native watching. M/S Plump native working weighing machine. M/S and C/U Natives helping. C/U Hand putting weight on machine. M/S Native taking down weight on paper. C/U Native with beads round forehead.

    M/S Truck with craft and natives on it, goes towards camera and out of frame. M/S Cage containing rhinos being lifted by crane towards aircraft. L/S Cage being lifted into plane. C/U Natives pushing crate. C/U Native foreman signalling with hands to lift crate. Over wing of 'plane, crate being pushed into plane. C/U White aircrew watching. C/U Natives legs, pushing crate. C/U Rhino in cage in aircraft, natives pushing him in. C/U Natives' faces, pushing in aircraft.

    C/U Rhino in cage in plane. C/U Man trying to catch escaped monkey in plane. C/U Escaped monkey, man catches him and holds him by scruff of neck. Through windscreen, plane taking off. Airmen feeding corn to caged animals. C/U Buffalo feeding off corn. C/U Pilot (or navigator) reading map, mountain scenery from cockpit. Mountain scenery. Mountain scenery with aircraft engine in foreground. C/U Pilot. C/U Antwerp Zoo van, pan to crowds. Lorry backs towards camera.

    L/S Unloading, men on top of lorry. Cage coming forward out of plane on to lorry. M/S Aircraft crew watching, wing of plane in foreground. M/S Man putting cages on to lorry. C/U Three workmen watching. M/S Zoo lorry going away from camera with crate and three attendants on it. C/U Crowd watching. L/S Rhinos in cage lowered to ground. C/U Porters, etc. L/S Attendant pulling tail of rhino, patting him and getting him out of cage. C/U Crowd through bars of cage. M/S Man shepherding rhinos into enclosure at Zoo.

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:41:00 / 01:07:28:00
    NP 301

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