• Short Summary

    Two Dover families prepare for caravan trip to South Africa.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "BY CARAVAN TO SOUTH AFRICA".

    Southwark, London.

    Long shot of the two families, the Boltons and the Harveys, loading wagons, getting ready to a caravan trip to South Africa. More shots of the families loading wagons. Close up shot of Tony Bolton checking rifle, pan down to rifle. Jean and Ruth Harvey making up outside caravan. Close up shot of reflection of one of the girls in mirror as she puts lipstick on. Close up shot of little girl, Jeannette Harvey carrying bag aboard caravan. Close up shot of Jack Bolton looking at map, pan to map. Close up shot of Mrs Bolton looking at map. The words 'Free House' above pub, pan down to Boltons and Harveys saying goodbye outside. Close up shot of a man shaking hands with one of the Harvey girls, pan to Mr Bolton shaking hands. Close up shot of a man bending down and shaking hands with little Jeannette. Close up shot of Jeannette shaking hands. Close up shot of words chalked on side of Wagon - 'South Africa - Here We Come!' Close up shot of a man turning starting handle of wagon. Close up shot of Mr Bolton in driving cabin, waves to man. Wagon pulls away, pan as it turns corner, people wave.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:55:00 / 01:42:55:00

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