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Pelicans, Lion, and Tigers at London Zoological Gardens  (1895)

Pelicans, Lion , and Tigers at London Zoological Gardens

The work of pioneering filmmaker Louis Lumière, Pelicans, Lion and Tigers, London Zoological Gardens features a large male as he paces back and forth in his cage. One of the earliest examples of animal life on film, this 1895 black and white production allowed the general public a glimpse of this 'King of Beasts', an animal that has long inspired the imagination of man.

Copyright holder

Copyright Holder: British Film Institute (BFI)
Email: Jan.Faull@bfi.org.uk
Website: http://www.bfi.org.uk

Film credits

Photography: Louis Lumière
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