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Description: Wild animals at Gay's Lion Farm in El Monte, California and recreational amusements including a woman being fired from a cannon, people skydiving and water skiing.

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Clip #: MF-32A
Length: 8:51
Year: 1938
Color: B/W
Sound: Silent
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1930s
Filmmaker: Eugene Castle
State: California
City: El Monte
Subject: Animals
Original: 16mm
1930ís, California, El Monte, Charles Gay, Gay's Lion Farm, zoo, lions playing with balloons in pen, lion cubs, nurse bathing and feeding bottle to lion cub, trainer putting his arm inside lionís mouth, trainer wrestling lion, trainer getting lion to tightrope walk, trainer hugging and petting lion, trainer smacking lion, trainer getting lion to playfully nudge him with his feet, lion licking trainerís face, trainer kissing and petting lionís face, alligators, trainer prying open alligatorís mouth, trainer putting alligator to sleep by flipping it on itís back, smiling babies in strollers watching nearby elephant lift up leg and trunk, laughing baby boy, elephant bowing, elephantís trunk near babies in strollers, elephantís trunk shaking rattle, elephant pushing baby in stroller with trunk, penguins exiting building through doorway and walking down stairs, penguins walking on path and getting into water, penguins getting out of water and shaking off, penguins looking at their reflections in mirror, ape sitting at table with arm around man and putting hat on, men hoisting woman wearing swimsuit into cannon, man instructing woman on her position in cannon, woman being fired out of cannon and caught by men, man getting into biplane, biplane spinning in air, aerobatic maneuvers, biplane flying upside down, people skydiving from blimp, slow motion men and women jumping from diving platform at same time and somersaulting as they dive into swimming pool, slow motion divers coming out of water backwards and back onto diving platforms, men water skiing on platforms with ladders and crashing into water, man lowering flag to signal start of powerboat race, man waving checkered flag, chequered flag, sailboat racing, sailboats at sunset with glistening water, women holding lit flares water skiing at night

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