• Short Summary

    A look at diamond mining in South Africa and some of the jewellery which is produced as a result.

  • Description

    South Africa.

    A story about diamond mining in South Africa and the expensive jewellery made from it.

    Various shots of the men digging and sifting the stones, C/U as a diamond is picked out. Various shots exterior and interior of a modern mine with sifting equipment, M/S of diamonds left behind.

    Various shots of the jewellery, including a small watch, necklace and brooches.

    Note: Good juxtaposition between the hard work of mining and sifting the stones for diamonds and the elegant jewellery shown off by the models.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    255.09
    Media URN:
    3433
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:52:00 / 01:35:00:00
    Canister:
    CP 468

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