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    Item about the Groundnuts scheme in Tanganyika, Africa.

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    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Groundnuts Scheme. Tanganyika, Africa.

    MS Native driving tractor. Mix to Ploughing cleared land. Land of Tractors. Tractor Plough. MS being driven along. Side view. MS Back view ploughs at work. Mix to Tractor liming land. MS. Back view tractor liming land. CU Seeds being prepared for sowing. LS Towards sowing tractors at work. CU Tractor passing camera showing sowing apparatus at back. MS Equipment on railway trucks en route for Kongwa. LS Lorry loaded with native workmen arriving at an encampment. LS Natives jumping down from lorry. MS Towards tractor uprooting nuts ready for harvesting. MS Back view Towards tractor up rooting nuts ready for harvesting.

    CU Groundnuts being uprooted by tractor. MS Bulldozer clearing scrub. MS Bulldozer at work. MS Bulldozer knocking down trees. LS pan over large stretch of countryside showing ten ted encampment dotted about. LS Tented encampment. LS Caterpillar tractor driving along track. MS Tractor levelling track. MS Native waving flag in front of rail trucks. MS Engine at Konga rail siding. MS Trucks with equipment passing camera. MS Harvesting tractor at work. MS Bulldozer clearing land. MS Bulldozer clearing bush. CU Map of Tanganyika, showing the ground nut area around Dodoma, ringed. Fade to GV pan of brush country.

    CU Two native boys. Mix back To map, showing transports. route from the port of Dars-es-Salaam to Dodoma. LS Equipment clearing station. CU Groundnuts empties onto pile. CU Outline map of Africa. LS and MS Various shots of Bulldozer clearing scrub. MS Three natives manning the bulldozer. CU Bulldozer levelling ground. MS Side view Bulldozer levelling ground. MS Native driver of Bulldozer. MS Native labourers throwing railway sleepers down for railway truck to be laid. MS Natives carrying sleepers into position. LS bush country (3 shots) CU Front of bulldozer levelling ground.

    Notes: Cuts for 49/94.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:59:00 / 01:33:20:00
    UN 2199 I

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