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    1.
    Scenes in what was Sophiatown, this was rased in the Western Areas removal scheme, all the area was full of shack houses and is now full of weeds and odd dumps of rubble, the church was the home of Father Huddleston.



    Over to the huge new native complex some 12 miles south west of the city, scenes of streets and houses, ear is stopped by police and occupants questioned.


    2.
    women chatting outside one of the houses, she is Mrs Belina Nalise, a Swazi whose husband is a garage workers in Jhbg, they have six children, cu her scenes in the tiny house incl tea with a friend and her youngest child 3 yo Godfrey who is sick.


    3.
    Scenes in Kliptown one of the bad spots on the fringe of new area most show shopping activities.



    Aerial views of Jhbg, mine dump etc.


    4.
    Aerial views of Alexander township in the north of Jhbg, the city, the cineman(Drive In) on top of Ruarch hill, this is a mine dump that has been made use of for industrial buildings and cinema.



    Aerial views of the rows of houses in the new complex.




    Initials


    Note all the aerials are in poor light conditions, much smoke in to air.
    PLEASE KEEP ALL CUTS FOR THE FOUNDATION.
    Special branch police examining occupants of car may come in useful for breaking newspaper stories.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6WO5AQMHIFN7HBD7B6W87ODY4
    Media URN:
    VLVA6WO5AQMHIFN7HBD7B6W87ODY4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:13:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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