• Short Summary

    White Rhodesians prefer to swim in river with crocodiles than go to non-segregated pool.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Crocodiles join mixed bathing".

    Rhodesia (Zimbabwe).

    Europeans risk death to avoid swimming with coloured people. L/S Victoria Falls. L/S town of Livingstone. Various shots municipal outdoor swimming pool: black and Asian children splash about, but no white children. Narrator explains town council recently abolished segregation in swimming baths.

    M/S small white boy standing on the banks of the Zambes, a notice which reads "Bathing Is Suicidal Because of Crocodiles". C/U notice. M/S crocodiles sliding into the water. Various shots white families splashing about in river.

    Note: newspaper articles on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1709.20
    Media URN:
    53110
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/01/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:21:00 / 01:27:02:00
    Canister:
    62/7

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