• Short Summary

    Footage showing island of Lagos, Nigeria.

  • Description

    Lagos, Nigeria. 1949?

    Various aerial views of the island of Lagos, Nigeria. Pan along bridge over river. Various shots of the busy streets. Several panning shots along rows of houses of poor black population on slummy, malaria infected land. Pan over modern Lagos, resting on modern GPO (General Post Office) building. LS. Black men entering and leaving GPO building. Building. LS. Pan down English type church in Lagos. LS. Dock workers unloading ship - all black. LS. Ferryboat crossing river - cargo ship in background. LS. Dock workers unloading and loading sacks of food from the SS Tailsman.

    (Red Master)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2276.10
    Media URN:
    65283
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:11:00 / 01:15:59:00
    Canister:
    UN 2201 E

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