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The Zoo Robbery, Movie, 1973 IMDB

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dsl SX

2020-06-03 00:34

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Another Children's Film Foundation production, with a difficult-to-explain storyline, but I'll try. A gang of children operate a crime-fighting unit from a converted canal boat patrolling London's canals, along with 2 shore-based kids who pedal around on Chopper bikes. Meanwhile London Zoo has got hold of a real yeti from deepest yetiland as an exhibit, which lives on ice lollipops. Some naughty men steal the yeti from the zoo for a very rich collector
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and escape on another canal boat. But after a high speed (not) canal chase, the kids foil their evil plans, and the yeti is rescued safe and sound. Hoorah!

Rejects:

1] Bedford collection:
- CF Luton van which smells film crew; dead CA Mk2
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- shiny TK; HA with 68-69 G plate
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2] more vans - grey Anglia possible crew car seen again later
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3] Rootes-jewels - Super Minx estate; Humber Imperial
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4] Fords - Cortina Mk3 basic; Consul Mk2 Deluxe; Anglia boyracer with VW
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5] BMC collection - Wolseley 18/85 (F-plate); Austin A95; BMC Noddy van
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... and for imYetidb some incredibly rare captures of Yenticulus Yenticulus
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JCB UK

2020-06-03 12:28

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TK smells film crew as well.

dsl SX

2020-06-03 15:01

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As the Choppers were mentioned on another page, here's a gallery
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JCB wrote Two Mk11 Choppers .. 😊


-- Last edit: 2020-06-03 18:08:38

GodzillaFan54 CA

2020-06-03 15:32

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I actually know a film very similar to this which is The Mystery of the Million Dollar Hockey Puck. It has similar trappings to this; independent children's film, child actors, kids trying to catch or stop crooks, and a character in a silly costume. It's basically the Canadian equivalent to one of these and with hockey. I would include a link to it, but the YouTube video of the film has been copyright-claimed :(

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