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Baby Seal

Series

Series Name
Colour Pictorial

Issue

Issue No.
139
Date Released
26 Aug 1957
Date recorded
19 Jul 1957
Length of issue (in feet)
756
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Barnham Chronicle
  2. 2Dick Turpin
  3. 3Baby Seal
  4. 4Silkworms

Story

Story No. within this Issue
3 / 4
Summary
Pathe synopsis: It is a big event at Chessington Zoo - the registration of a new baby. Centre of all the fuss is Elizabeth the baby seal, whose weight and vital statistics are wanted for the records.
Researcher Comments
Title on lobby card reads "Baby Seal Registered".
Keywords
Animals
Locations
England; Surrey; Chessington; Chessington Zoo
Written sources
Pathe Colour Pictorial Lobby Cards   Used for synopsis
Credits:
Commentator
David De Keyser
Length of story (in feet)
112
Story extras:
Film clip

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