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  • Short Summary

    A report on the newly-created African state of Congo and its progress towards modernity.

  • Description

    Various locations including Brazzaville in Republic of Congo.

    Shot from air flying over dense jungle. LS. Water falls in jungle clearing MS. Falls. Jungle hut where first Congo President was born (Fulbert Youlou) MS. Father Fulbert Youlou talking to MS. Youlou feeding goats. LS. Youlou praying at small open air altar. MS. pan large car as it enters. Presidential Palace at Brazzaville. MS. Sentry on gate saluting. MS. Youlou alighting from car and enters building. MS. Youlou at his desk, Shots from air over jungle and Koulou Dam. Various shots workers chopping down huge trees. LS. Train loaded with logs. GV. Work going on of clearing jungle. Various shots of open cast mine at work. Various shots cattle being rounded up driven through dip before being milked. Shots from air over Brazzaville. MS. Operating theatre at work. Various shots factory floor. GV. Exterior school. Various shots pupils in classroom interior.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2984.18
    Media URN:
    85592
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:36:00 / 01:38:58:00
    Canister:
    UN 3515 G

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