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    Filmed are: city's cathedral, Maconteno statue, plus shots of main street, Avenida da Republica.Also: new?

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    No 1.
    The city is dominated by central Cathedral, rear shots-people leave various types, soldiers off duty-front view x next to it is statue to MACONTENO 2 shots x avenida da Republica (Main street) at corner of Ave de ??? I in heart of city street-name sign-Bldg

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    No 2.
    New strange looking church "San Antonio do Polana", people entering etc Hotel Polana front, swimming pool, poolside, thru lounge window, Popular weekend occupation is to visit INCOMATI river which runs into sea nearer from Villa Louisa river boat, passengers, ??? on banks, water hyacinth in plenty

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    No 3.
    On river, ??? boat, crocodile on bank (badly hidden) big bird takes off, ??? heads pop up for air, sun low at rear boat, crossing river in row boat Portuguese & Africans * 5/8/63 New houses for africans at MACHAVA about 9 km from centre of town, nearly 300 hidden among trees &

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    No 4.
    Continues Machava houses LS. & rough road to them, on road to there is new hospital, not yet in use 'Hospital St. ???' edge of town european houses ??? with african huts drawing water at well, old & new neighbours - new house on stilts, religious plaque on same.

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    No 5.
    Slum area on edge town, street, charcoal & fruit sellers woman shy from camera ??? Beach at Nouch and (Note petrol 5/9 per gallon) New housing area FATIMA SOMMERCHIELD MAP D Modern houses, street name sign - park in centre block flats rear-African woman ??? ??? 2 soldiers ??? houses, children, houses, flats x

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    No 6.
    Street name - street down to sea 2, yacht club house, boats, fishing on front-sea front road, small dock 3 statue in front museum, pavement mosaic, sailors take ??? at statue, Museum, 2 children at gate 1 black/white play together, Museum front.

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    No 7.
    War ??? in front of station 5-street corner cafe 6/8/63. Military headquarters soldiers on guard, change guard building & flag ??? Distant high views of LM (from GIRASOL HOTEL) Station.

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    No 8.
    In docks, copper bars on train trucks for export from Rhodesia and Katanga-ships & quayside scenes, elevated shots from crane top-grain maize loaded for shipment to China x Market scene

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    Mo 9.
    At 11:30 AM most offices-shop close to 2:30 pm, traffic ??? take over Main crossings from robot cars & people x slum area for african

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    No 10.
    Slum area native ???-airport-airport-road bounded by slums, some near large puddles


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    Background: Filmed are: city's cathedral, Maconteno statue, plus shots of main street, Avenida da Republica.Also: new church San Antonio do Polana with people entering; Hotel Polana facade with swimming pool; popular weekend sporting spot down on the Incomati River which runs into the sea alongside luxury villas.General river scenes with river boat.Then: new houses for Africans at Machava on city outskirts and scenes around this settlement.Then: shots of slum area on city limits with poverty-stricken vendors.Also shown: Beach at Northern and new housing area Fatima Sommerchield, etc.See attached cameraman dope sheet for further scenes.

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