• Short Summary

    TETE is the Administrative and Military H.Q. of Tete District in Portuguese East African Territory?

  • Description

    Long Shot Military Garrison.



    Tete Hotel



    Museum and Library


    Baptist Church


    African family


    R.C. Church



    Portuguese children



    Laundry boy



    Wide stretches of sand where the Zambezi used to flow before the Kariba Dam was erected. The Kariba Dam has stemmed the flow of water by four-fifths.



    Truck and cars being ferried across the Zambezi. There is no bridge and all traffic and supplies from Salisbury, S.R. for Nyasaland has to be ferried across the pontoon.



    Nine pantechnicons awaiting their turn to be ferried across.




    Initials


    After shot 8 ... shots 8a and 8b ... streets in Tete

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: TETE is the Administrative and Military H.Q. of Tete District in Portuguese East African Territory of Mosambique. It is sited on the Zambezi River and was established by the Portuguese approx. 1550 - over 500 years ago. When the Portuguese arrived, they found the Arab slavers already established.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA57LRMSOAILY2BTRAKVSAR3JVO
    Media URN:
    VLVA57LRMSOAILY2BTRAKVSAR3JVO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/08/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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