Elephants

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Date
1940
Summary
Shows the general characteristics of elephants, how they are trained, their physical features, food, and methods of eating, drinking, and cleansing themselves. A full-grown elephant is put through a series of tests for a circus buyer, who engages the trainer to condition two young elephants. These are shown learning to stand on their front and hind legs, sit on barrels, walk a plank, ring a bell, and obey other commands.
Contributors
Erpi Classroom Films Inc.; Ernest Horn; Arthur I. Gates; Celeste C. Peardon
Publisher
National Educational Television
Genres
Educational; Children's
Subjects
Circus animals; Elephants; Captive elephants
Collection
Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Rights Statement
In Copyright
Physical Description
1 film reel (11 min.) sound,black and white/monochrome; 16 mm
Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: 7831584; Other: GR00411653; MDPI Barcode: 40000003240241

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