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RECLAIMING THE BEACH AT DURBAN

Reclaiming The Beach At Durban (1937)

Portable breakwater at Durban beech cuts the current and saves...

THE SURVEYOR

The Surveyor (1933)

A surveyor takes photos from an aeroplane, then joins them together for a aerial...

A NEW JOB!

A New Job! (1940)

A man feeds monkeys that inhabit Durban thanks to a special grant to buy them fruit and...

INDIAN TROOPS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Indian Troops In South Africa (1941)

The mayor of Durban honours Indian troops. South Africa.

S A WOMEN DESPATCH RIDERS aka SOUTH AFRICAN WOMEN DESPATCH RIDERS

S A Women Despatch Riders AKA South African Women Despatch Riders (1940)

Women from the South...

HI LI FEVER

Hi Li Fever (1938)

The game of Hi Li, where children hit a ball attached to their bat by elastic, is...

WOMEN EXERCISE aka BEAUTY EXERCISES

Women Exercise AKA Beauty Exercises (1939)

Durban girls doing physical exercises to keep fit and...

WINDY BAY!

Windy Bay! (1940)

The South African Yacht Club Regatta in a very windy Durban Bay.

DURBAN AND HIBISCUS COAST

Durban And Hibiscus Coast (1962)

Colour material of people visiting Durban and nearby South African...

DURBAN AQUARIUM

Durban Aquarium (1963)

Fish are fed by a diver in the Durban Aquarium.

THE HUMAN OSTRICH!

The Human Ostrich! (1940)

A man eats glass and razor blades, lies on a bed of nails and bends an iron...

A NEW BALL GAME!

A New Ball Game! (1940)

Girls of the Natal Technical College do formation exercises with balls.

HIDDEN TREASURE

Hidden Treasure (1931)

Footage of a children's treasure hunt in Durban.

THE ORDEAL BY FIRE

The Ordeal By Fire (1929)

People defy pain barrier as they cross a carpet of red hot embers in Durban,...

TYRED AND UNTIRED

Tyred And Untired (1931)

Young boys have fun being rolled along inside car tires.

NOW A CHANGE FROM DOWN BELOW - UP ABOVE WITH EVE

Now A Change From Down Below - Up Above With Eve (1932)

Aerial shots of Durban in South Africa.

FANATICISM OF THE ORIENT

Fanaticism Of The Orient (1940)

Hindu devotees in South Africa practice fire walking and piercing their...

HOME-MADE HYDRO-GLIDERS

Home-Made Hydro-Gliders (1935)

A man rides a home-made hydro-glider around Durban harbour.

LION CUBS issue title is TAME GENTLEMEN PLEASE

Lion Cubs Issue Title Is Tame Gentlemen Please (1937)

Young woman takes her pet lion cub for a...

SHARKS IN DURBAN HARBOUR

Sharks In Durban Harbour (1939)

Men catch tiger shark which has swam to Durban harbour.

BABY SHOW aka DURBAN DINKIES

Baby Show AKA Durban Dinkies (1940)

Cute babies and toddlers take part in a baby show in Durban, South...

ELEPHANT aka UP IN NELLIE'S ROOM

Elephant AKA Up In Nellie's Room (1941)

"Bright Eyes" the elephant goes through her morning wash at...

SOUTH AFRICAN FOLK DANCING aka SOUTH AFRICA AFRIKAANS DANCING

South African Folk Dancing AKA South Africa Afrikaans Dancing (1948)

Formal dancing in 'eights'...

BLACK LABOUR IN DURBAN

Black Labour In Durban (1973)

Various shots of 'black-only' areas in Durban

ROYAL NAVAL SQUADRON VISITS DURBAN aka ROYAL NAVY IN SOUTH AFRICA

Royal Naval Squadron Visits Durban AKA Royal Navy In South Africa (1948)

Sailors rickshaw ride,...

DURBAN

Durban (1962)

A visit to the beach holiday resort of Durban, South Africa.

HEADNOTES!

Headnotes! (1939)

Great item shows hairdos to be worn with military uniform, plus South African beauty...

JUNIORS JOY DAY!

Juniors Joy Day! (1939)

Children parade at a fancy dress competition and look at animals at an Italian...

JABULA!

Jabula! (1940)

Africans take part in a war dance contest in a Durban arena, South Africa.

CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF NO. 117

Cinetopicalities In Brief No. 117 (1940)

Tropical fish, a dead basking shark and a swarm of locusts.

HORSES IN TRAINING AT SEASIDE

Horses In Training At Seaside (1941)

Racehorses warm up on a beach in Durban then train at Greyville...

THE OLIVE BANK LEAVES DURBAN FOR AUSTRALIA TO ENTER GRAIN RACE

The Olive Bank Leaves Durban For Australia To Enter Grain Race (1938)

The schooner 'Olive Bank'...

SLIMMING DRILL

Slimming Drill (1931)

Keep fit routines performed in South Africa.

'WARE SHARKS!

'ware Sharks! (1933)

Fishing for hammerhead sharks in Durban, South Africa.

SOUTH AFRICAN

South African "Derby" Dublin Issue (1942)

Scenes of the South African Derby at Greyville Race Course...

THIRD TEST MATCH AT DURBAN

Third Test Match At Durban (1939)

English cricketers prepare for the third test, followed by footage...

HERE COMES THE PARADE!

Here Comes The Parade! (1935)

Children in fancy dress take part in a carnival parade in Durban, South...

INDIANS IN DURBAN issue title is COME THE THREE CORNERS

Indians In Durban Issue Title Is Come The Three Corners (1943)

Travelogue item showing Indian...

SOUTH AFRICAN POST WOMEN

South African Post Women (1943)

South African post women sort and deliver the mail in Durban.

HELPING THE WAR EFFORT aka SCRAP IRON FOR WAR EFFORT

Helping The War Effort AKA Scrap Iron For War Effort (1942)

South African men go through scrap...

VICTIMS OF TRAGIC CRASH aka VICTIMS OF TRAGIC DEATH

Victims Of Tragic Crash AKA Victims Of Tragic Death (1942)

South African newsreel item about...

5 SETS OF TWINS BORN IN HOSPITAL aka A SPATE OF DOUBLE EVENTS

5 Sets Of Twins Born In Hospital AKA A Spate Of Double Events (1946)

Item showing 5 sets of...

INDIANS IN DURBAN issue title COME THE THREE CORNERS

Indians In Durban Issue Title Come The Three Corners (1943)

Duplicate story - see separate...

THIRD TEST MATCH AT DURBAN

Third Test Match At Durban (1939)

English cricketers prepare for the third test, followed by footage...

SOUTH AFRICAN DANCE FESTIVAL aka SOUTH AFRICAN DANCERS

South African Dance Festival AKA South African Dancers (1951)

South African women dancers in...

PRINCE OF WALES TOUR OF SOUTH AFRICA - PART 7

Prince Of Wales Tour Of South Africa - Part 7 (1920-1929)

The Prince of Wales of tour of South Africa.

NOVEL LAUNCHINGS

Novel Launchings (1942)

Ships are launched in the United States of America and South Africa.

DURBAN'S VICTORY HOUSE issue title is I LIKES THAT

Durban's Victory House Issue Title Is I Likes That (1942)

Children pay to visit miniature house in...

NAVY WEEK SOUTH AFRICA

Navy Week South Africa (1945)

South African newsreel item about Navy Week in South Africa.

ROYAL TOUR 1946 / 1947

Royal Tour 1946 / 1947 (1947)

Royal family in Durban, South Africa.