Kenya Scenes 1961

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    Kenya and Uganda.

    Various shots, the pleasure boat, "Murchison", motoring along river through game preserve with tourists gazing at wildlife through binoculars on the upper deck. LS Hippos in river with young. CU Older western couple taking photographs. MS A herd of hippos wallowing in the river. Tracking shot, crocodiles and alligators basking in sun and swimming on a sand bank. MS Good shots of alligators or possibly crocodiles, walking along the bank then taking to the water. MS A female tourist on the pleasure boat using a movie camera. MS A western man fishing on the banks of the river, a waterfall in the background. LS A line of western tourists make their way along the riverbank towards the waterfall. LS Good waterfall shots. LS Pan with car as it crosses the Equator line across the road. CU Sign: Uganda Equator. LS Pan with landrover to CU sign: "Welcome to Queen Elizabeth National Park - Elephants have right of way". LS Herd of elephants walking through grassland. Various shots, good shots of groups of elephants. MS A single male lion lying down. LS Lions moving away, taken from landrover. CU Black buffalo. LS Small herd of black buffalo. MS Male lion passing by. MS A deer is startled. MS Vultures stand motionless by a carcass. MS Two Kenyan men paddling along the river in dug out canoes, they start to set their nets watched by a young boy. LS A flock of pelicans on the sand banks. CU The young boy paddling his canoe. Aerial shots, flying over mountains tops, a lake in a volcanic crater, snow covered rocky peaks of mountains wreathed in cloud.

    CU and MS Two boys beating traditional drums outside a modern church. Various shots of a vicar greeting school children as they enter the church. Various good shots, a group of tribal dancers wearing elaborate feathered head-dresses and leopardskin capes, carrying spears and long shields, some drumming or playing other instruments.

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    01:19:11:00 / 01:25:25:00
    UN 4028 B
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    Empire East Africa Nature Reserves Kenya 60's african elephants Kenya B/W ROYALS
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