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    ONE.
    NGOMENI near Malindi helicopter with director and cameraman aboard prepares for take off c.u camera & operator 1.s. 2 helicopters, the one in B/G is a fibre glass mock up made by specialised mouldings of Nairobi. M.S. Helicopter takes off. The set 1 1/2 miles away is a mangrove swamp. On floating raft crew and artists wait. Peter Ustinov seated under umbrella wears light brown costume & turban. Next to him attended by hairdresser is Zia MOHYEDDIN (see notes) he wears turban and has black beard. Beverly Johnson wears brown shift stands on land, goes to waters edge. Various shots on raft. Beverly watches helicopter approach waves.


    TWO.
    Helicopter lands, director talks with cameraman. The Director Mr. Fleischer wears white cap with green plastic visor. Director given instructions and artists leave on boat towing raft, 1.s. Helicopter circles raft in mid stream with slaves on board. Boat in mangrove swamp towing raft. Artists leave raft get onto boat c.u. slaves. Slave girl takes break drinks Coca Cola Her name is AKOSVA BUSIA (see notes)


    THREE.
    Slaves are on Land in mangrove guarded by Ustinov the slave master and his gang. the slaves run forward pick up their raft and take it to the waters edge. c.u. Director and crew at work. Panavision cameras in f/G Ustinov watches Helicopter approach orders slaves forward and onto raft. Raft full of slaves sinks. (not scripted!!)




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    OUMA

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA8M7CHIBYLQK3IJAL4NO6DBGQ
    Media URN:
    VLVAA8M7CHIBYLQK3IJAL4NO6DBGQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:20:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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