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  • Short Summary

    Scenic views of South Africa on journey from Simonstown to Cape Town.

  • Description

    From Simonstown to Cape Town, South Africa.

    Scenic views of South Africa; c. 1920s. Tracking shots from train or tram. Opens w/ hilly; rocky landscape. Road along beach; car driving. Cable car / tram / trolley ahead; alongside beach; w/ mountains in BG. More scenic mountains. Pony cart driven by woman heads toward house on shore; pan on beach; w/ small hut by water; about 4 people on beach.

    Amendment April 2015: A visitor to the site has informed us that this footage is actually of the tram that ran from Cape Town to Camps Bay, the mountains shown are the 12 Apostles.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:01:00 / 01:52:40:00
    ON 350 D

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  1. HiltonT says

    The route featured in this clip is of Kloof Nek to Camps Bay, Cape Town.

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