Detail

Title ID 5740Collection ID775
TitleZoo Time; [Visit to London Zoo]
Date[ca. 1969]
CollectionRay Young
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionFamily Life
ThemeFamily Life Leisure
KeywordsAnimals Cultural Heritage Family Outings Zoological Gardens
Location
LocalLondon
RegionalGreater London
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionRay Young
CameraRay Young
FormatColour Silent
Duration00:13:54:23
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This film with animated titles, shows a family outing to London Zoo. The family visit several of the animal enclosures and habitats including the Polar and brown bears, the Penguin Pool designed by Berthold Lubetkin, Bengal tiger enclosure, and watch a baby goat (?) being born.

Contextual information

The Penguin Pool at London Zoo, designed by the Russian architect Berthold Lubetkin (1901-1990) and his partnership Tecton, is a landmark of early modern architecture in England. (Details from English Heritage available from: http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/caring/listing/heritage-centenary/landmark-listings/penguin-pool).