• Short Summary

    Gold mining in Abyssinia in Ethiopia, Africa.

  • Description

    Titles read: "GOLD! IN ABYSSINIA".

    Abyssinia, Ethiopia, Africa.

    L/S panning across huts and buildings at a gold mining encampment. Several shots of African and white men drilling and dynamiting (natural sound accompanies two explosions) for gold and working inside the mines. The mineral deposits go through the refining processes to give gold dust which is melted down and then poured into a mould to make a gold ingot.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1178.31
    Media URN:
    40603
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/10/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:25:00 / 01:56:40:00
    Canister:
    PT 449

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