Summary

Footage Information

Sherman Grinberg
Pathe
3757
SR003954_08_01.mov
5/1/1932
Chimpanzees in boxing match at zoo in St. Louis, MO
Title card: "Boxing chimps are champions in ring battle - Sockem Sammy and Battling Billy (handsomer of two) meet in St. Louis zoo" / three shots of chimps boxing in ring, two men encouraging them / man giving chimp drink in corner between rounds / three shots of chimps boxing, two men encouraging them / close shot of man sponging chimp off in corner between rounds and giving it instructions / chimps boxing, one chimp knocks the other one down, man counts over him, then chimp scoots across ring to attack other chimp who is clinging to man, chimp attacking then jumps out of ring / two chimps forced to meet in middle of ring, one chimp then attacks other chimp / Note: exact day not known
United States
Missouri
St Louis

Keywords

archival
newsreel
zoos
chimpanzees
boxing
boxing rings
St Louis Zoo
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