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  • Description

    This footage is shot in colour.

    Sierra Leone.

    Various shots of the black men shovelling earth and sieving water looking for diamonds. Several good shots of the men smiling into camera. Several close up shots of the men looking though sand to find a small diamond. Close up shot of a small diamond on the man's palm. Close up shot of the diamond between man's fingers. More shots of the men and very young boys looking for diamonds in water. Various shots of the men bringing their finds to a small office where a man inspects and sorts diamonds. Various close up shots of the men trading in diamonds. More shots of the people working in diamond mine. Various air shots of the river and surrounding area where diamonds are likely to be found.

    Date found in the old record - 01/05/1961.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1961
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    78350
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2629.08
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:04:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:15:00 / 01:25:26:00
    Canister:
    UN 3715 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 3715 B
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Sierra Leone Independence Luxury Brands
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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