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  • Short Summary

    Group of European men and women on elephant safari in South Africa.

  • Description

    Elephant Hunting.

    Safari in South Africa; 1929. Group of European men & 2 women; at camp preparing for hunt. Shots of the group walking through tall grass savannah carrying rifles; many of them wearing the typical safari outfits and helmets.

    Shot w/ tree & a few bushy plants in FG; looking out across plain at 2 elephants passing in distance. Same shot w/ 3 hunters in FG. CU male elephant lying in grass w/ a few hunters standing nearby. The elephant really looks more alive than dead; it is not lying on its side but rather kneeling. In next shots group of people pose sitting or standing on top of elephant.

    Endangered species; wildlife; animals; hunting.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2410.06
    Media URN:
    76495
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:07:00 / 01:22:46:00
    Canister:
    ON 324 A

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