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    A TYPICAL NATIVE VILLAGE IN THE TRANSKEI WHERE THE WOMEN DO MOST OF THE WORK AT HOME WHILE THEIR MENFOLK GO OFF TO VARIOUS INDUSTRIES IN THE UNION.

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    CUTTINGS AND BACKGROUND MATERIAL AVAILABLE IN VISNEWS SCRIPTWRITERS ROOM IF REQUIRED.
    SHOT LIST UNAVAILABLE UNTIL SUCH TIME AS STORY IS CUT.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A TYPICAL NATIVE VILLAGE IN THE TRANSKEI WHERE THE WOMEN DO MOST OF THE WORK AT HOME WHILE THEIR MENFOLK GO OFF TO VARIOUS INDUSTRIES IN THE UNION.

    THIS PARTICULAR TRIBE IS CALLED GOALEKA...

    THE FIBRE MAKING WORKS AT BUTTERWORTH IN THE TRANSKEI. CUTTING AND COLLECTING THE PHORMIUM TENAX LEAVED READY FOR STRIPPING. THE LEAVES BEING PUT THROUGH THE STRIPPING MACHINE BY WOMEN AND BEING WASHED.

    SORTING OUT HARD STRAW FROM THE FIBRE...

    THE SNAKE PIT IN PORT ELIZABETH, WHERE THE SERUM FROM THE SNAKES ARE USED FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH........

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    Film ID:
    VLVADETZM4K62ZUDZ1MPSCHK4RQOX
    Media URN:
    VLVADETZM4K62ZUDZ1MPSCHK4RQOX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/08/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:10:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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