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Weekly Review No. 431 Short Film (Full Length) – 1949 News/Current Affairs

Weekly Review No. 431

Short Film (Full Length) – 1949 News/Current Affairs

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She’s a bonny wee thing from Siam
– The narrator introduces Maharanee (meaning an Indian princess) the elephant
A zoo without an elephant is like a circus without a clown
– From the narration
Jacob’s Ladder is what they call this track, and they had to build one to make the last 20 feet.
– The narrator, on a rugged Mt Taranaki bush trail
Their’s [the ranger’s] is a tough and lonely job that keeps them busy from dawn to dusk, but satisfying in the knowledge that they’re doing a lot towards preserving the native forest of Egmont National Park, the forest that is all-important to the rich productivity of Taranaki.
– From the narration