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1936: Brookfield Zoo - Around the Great Lakes (Mackinac Island)

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Film Identifier: F.2007-04-0001
Run Time
0h 9m 16s
color and B&W
Date Produced
Home movie of a trip to Brookfield Zoo and a boat trip around the Great Lakes (Mackinac, Niagara Falls). Includes shots of animals at the zoo and a resort town on the lake during July 4th celebrations.
Title card “Scenes from the Brookfield Zoo. 1936” / LS Peacock on rocks / LS Bull / LS Three Zebras / MS Deer behind bars / LS Birds / LS Giraffe / LS Elephants and zookeeper / MS Birds on rock / LS Monkeys on rock / MS Birds in outdoor cages / MS Peacock / MS Seals / LS Black bear / MS Racoons / MS Swans / MS Man with cane and 2 women (the Gasuls?) / MS Man with cane (Mr. Gasul) and other man / LS Tiger / LS Lion / LS Tiger / MS The two men goofing around / Title card “Our trip on the Great Lakes July 1936.” / [B&W] LS Steamship on lake / LS Shoreline / MS Bow of ship of as it pulls to dock / [Color] Crowds of people in front of grand hotel celebrating July 4th / LS Garden / LS Grand hotel with columns / LS Hotel swimming pool / LS Grand hotel / LS Ship on lake / LS Shoreline from moving ship
Main Credits
Gasul, Benjamin M. (Benjamin Morris) (is filmmaker)
Actors, Performers and Participants
Gasul, Benjamin M. (Benjamin Morris) (is actor)
Related Places
Brookfield (production location of)
Mackinac Island (production location of)