• Short Summary

    Creation of Transkei, the first Bantu state.

  • Description

    Transkei, South Africa.

    Illustrated map of African continent. Camera zooms in showing South Africa. A circle appears on eastern side to show darker territory. Close up shot of the darker territory on the map - this is newly created Transkei, the first Bantu state. MS. Modern street scene in the heart of Cape Town, South Africa. MS. Parliament building in Cape Town. MS & CU. Prime Minister Verwoerd sitting at a desk in his office talking - natural sound. He announcing the self government to the first Bantu State, Transkei. He talks about the Transkei and conditions of the self governing of the Transkei. CU. Map of South Africa showing Transkei area. LS. Road through Transkei area with Tsitsa bridge in background. MS. From rear of camera car, of another car going across Tsitsa bridge. MS. Horsemen riding down street in Umtata. MS. Umtata city hall, shot through main gates as the gates slowly open. Various shots of interview with the chairman of the Transkei Territorial Authority Mr Kaizer Daliwong Matanzima - natural sound. He speaks on how well the Bantu State is self contained and predicts great future to the new state. LS. Street scene in Umtata. Capital City of the Transkei. MS. Africans walking in street. MS. & CU. Young Bantu man selecting books in store. LS. Tembuland tuberculosis hospital in Umtata. MS. Bantu doctor and nurse at work in chest X-ray room. CU. Patient's head. CU. Doctor's hands working X-ray control panel. CU. The doctor. CU. Another doctor looking through microscope. MS. The children's ward. MCU. Nurse weighing a baby. CU. Head of baby drinking milk out of teated bottle. LS. Transkei countryside, farmer waving in foreground. MS. Cattle coming through gate. MS. Bantu farmer milking a cow. CU. Hands milking cow. MS. Tractor pulling furrowing disc. MS. Farmer tending corn with two oxen. Various shots of dipping cattle. Various shots of the sheep round up. LS. Tree felling. MS. Lorry load of timber leaves forest. LS. Valindlela furniture factory, the destination of the timber. Various shots of men in the factory working on machines. MS. Stocking finished boards. MS. Two men working in office of factory, one on typewriter. CU. Man's hands at typewriter keys. Various shots of Tsitsa waterfall, good shots of high fall of water. Long scenics shot of Transkei coastal area. MS. Bantu children at sea having fun in water.


    Date found in the old record - 01/02/1962.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:22:00 / 01:52:16:00
    UN 3590 E

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