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    South Africa.

    "Down on the Vaal, where the Agricultural Schools have an ideal Camping Ground -" Panning shot of African landscape - river, marshy plants etc. High angle of large number of people in small rowing boats on the water. L/S of group of men and women playing around together - leap frog, pretend fights etc. "This is what they call a "spanking good time" M/S of a crowd of people spanking someone (we don't see who as they are in the middle of the crowd). C/U of men slapping the bum of someone they are holding by the arms and legs. "Eve all over -" C/U of woman combing her long hair. C/U of woman with plaited hair brushing her teeth. She turns and smiles at the camera.

    "The call of the - eats - !" M/S of a man ringing a bell and lots of people running towards the place where food is dispensed. M/S of large number of people sitting squashed together on the grass. Panning shot of them eating, drinking and raising their glasses to each other. C/U of woman in glasses eating a piece of bread. Her friends force her to drink from their mugs. C/U of a couple sitting very close to each other. She offers him a hard boiled egg which he bites then looks shocked - perhaps it was raw? Can't really work out what is going on.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 503.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:16:00 / 01:10:18:00
    EP 204
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    EP 204
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