• Short Summary

    Good shots of a factory in South Africa making field guns.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.

    Title reads: "African Mirror No. 69 - His Excellency The Governor General Visits War Supplies Factories."

    South Africa.

    Various shots South African Governor-General Sir Patrick Duncan is shown round armament factory. CU of man operating lathe. There are some good shots of rifling being put into barrel of field gun. Other dignitaries are with Sir Patrick on his visits. Good shots of artillery being made. One of the finished field guns is shown to the Governor General.

    N.B. Paperwork suggests this is January 1943.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    598.26
    Media URN:
    59356
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:12:00 / 01:57:52:00
    Canister:
    UN 179 G

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