• Short Summary

    Little gold diggers trying to cash in after rise of gold prices.

  • Description

    Rhodesia (Zimbabwe).

    GV. Street scene in Bulawayo, Rhodesia. GV. Black policeman directs traffic in street. GV. Small gold mine owned by Mr McCrea, close to city. SV. Pan from the open cast mine to Mr McCrea at the bottom of the mine examining rock formation, & SCU. GV. The mine head. SV. Black worker operating the winch, SV. The trolley laden with ore coming up the shaft. SV. The mine head as the trolley shows itself above ground. It is pulled up a derrick. It levels out onto a cross member of the derrick the rear of the trolley is pulled up and the ore falls from the trolley to the ground below. SV. A black miner shovelling the ore into a truck while another stands holding shovel looking very discontented. SV. Pan, the stamping mill. SCU. Pan from waste duct to the stamping mill outside which Mr McCrea is inspecting gold dust in bottom of a panning dish. SCU. Mr McCrea shaking the dish. SCU. Mr McCrea reading the latest gold prices in the world markets.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:44:00 / 01:37:50:00

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