All Girl Safari 1959

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    Unused / unissued material -

    Africa.

    Various shots of girls erecting large marquee which is to be their sleeping quarters while on safari, the tent was labelled the 'Harem'. CU Erika Meder from Germany pulling on guy rope. CU's Another girl hammering in a peg. CU Notice board on tree reading 'The Grub House', pan to camp dining table with safari members busy eating. Manny Laxton is sitting at table. GV Table showing members eating. Various CU's girls eating, pan to CU man lighting cigarette. MS Girls washing up, Manny Laxton walks over to girl and holds out his plate for another helping. Various shots of girls being given target practise instruction by Manny Laxton. Various shots of girls being given instruction by Laxton on how to use a pistol. CU Target, as bullet strikes it. Various shots of Laxton firing gun, girls watching. Various shots of girls firing gun. CU Target. Various shots of girls picking up dead zebra as food for the Africans who were assisting in camp duties, the shots show some of the girls attempting to turn it over but it is too heavy for them. CU Girls putting on lipstick and admiring themselves in their looking glasses. Girls setting out on foot with Laxton. RV Party entering the bush. Girls getting out of Landrover. Safari move off to another camp, girls passing equipment to each other. LS Truck on the move. Various shots of the girls getting ready for bed. MS Manny Laxton instructing group of girls on bushcraft. CU Spoor on ground, Laxton's hand pointing to track of Leopard and then to that of giraffe. VS of the group setting off on foot. GV Group of girls digging for water. GV Girls filling bucket and walking out of picture. CU Girls bathing each others feet. MS Group of girls. GV Baby Giraffe. GV Safari girls arriving back at the home of Manny Laxton.

    (Mute Dupe Neg.) Old record suggests material dates from around 05/09/1959.

    Among the girls on the safari are Iris Simon, Florence McCreesh, Uta Jobst, Barbara Bishop.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    80866
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2746.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:10:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:10:08:00
    Canister:
    UN 3265 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 3265 A
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