At the Zoo
16mm film Black & White Silent 1941 8:20
Summary: A wartime trip to London Zoo to see lions, tigers, polar bears and a sea lion display
Title number: 21024
Description: London Zoo entrance, young boy holding father's hand. Shot of crane eating a fish followed by monkeys swinging on bars. Boy looking through bars of cage at peacock. Camel in cage two humps. Boy looking over edge of penguin enclosure. Lion in a cage. Two lionesses prowling in cage. Lions playing. Tiger prowling in circle. Leopards. Close up of lion. Reverse shot from up high of bears enclosure boy and father on other side of bars. Polar bears including shot of bear on hind legs. Giraffes leaning over and being fed by the man and boy. Close up of giraffes heads feeding. Dark shot of hippo. Sea lions display with large crowd, watching from the audience. Audience not behind barriers and zookeeper. Sealions swimming in long sequence to the end.
Credits: Edmonds. Eric (Filmmaker)
Locations: United Kingdom; England; London; Camden; London Zoo
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