Ground Nut Scheme In Tanganyika AKA Ground… 1948

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    Tanganyika, Africa

    GROUND NUT SCHEME IN TANGANYIKA.

    L.S. Elevated shot of a Harbour. (Mombassa?). M.S. Tug and barge, ships at anchor on quayside in background, pan through dock installations with negro workers on dockside. M.S. crane hoisting caterpillar tractor along on dockside. M.S. Tractor dragging another tractor along dockside. M.S. Low angle native driver on caterpillar tractor. M.S. Tractor pulling bulldozer along. M.S. White overseer checking outward shipments of tanks loaded onto rail trucks. M.S. Bulldozer tractor clearing away dense undergrowth. M.S. Tractor pushing two trees. S.C.U. Tractor operator handling gears on tractor. S.C.U. Tractor operator showing native driver how to manipulate gears. He hands over the controls to the coloured driver. M.S. Native chiefs looking with amazement. S.C.U. Ditto. C.U. Three native children L.S. Tented native encampment. M.S. Lorry load of native. labourers arriving on camp. Native labourers jump off and run to the tractors. S. .U. ditto. M.S. Giving out food in native camp. S.C.U. giving out food. L.M.S. White supervisor and native assistant go out to inspect a cultivated section of the land. M.S. Native type removing ground nut plant from the soil. C.U. Bottom of groundnut plant showing nuts on roots. M.S. Supervisor and native looking at plant. C.U. Peanuts with hand breaking open one to reveal contents.

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    Media URN:
    67036
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    UN 1948 A
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:59:00 / 01:10:05:00
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    UN 1948 A
    Film ID:
    2443.02
    Issue Date:
    1948
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