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  • Short Summary

    American black jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong tours Africa.

  • Description

    Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe).

    LS. Viscount plane of Central African Airways taxiing in at Bulawayo airport. Various shots as famous jazz trumpet player Louis Armstrong and wife Lucille emerge from plane. They are greeted by crowd and walk away from aircraft. MS. Louis Armstrong getting out of car. LS. Armstrong surrounded by autograph hunters, & MS. CU. Armstrong with others, comes towards camera. Several shots of Armstrong entering his car, crowds of youngsters looking on. Close up shots of the African band playing in welcome to Armstrong. Various shots of multi racial gathering to greet Armstrong. MS. Louis Armstrong alights from car and then enters building. Various shots of Louis Armstrong and his wife Lucille leaving airport building and walking cross tarmac, Armstrong waves to camera. MS. As they go up steps and enter plane. Louis Armstrong waving to crowds. Various shots, taken at night, at an open air concert, showing Louis Armstrong and his singer Velma Middleton singing.

    (Mute. Orig. Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 18/11/1960.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2796.03
    Media URN:
    82075
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:39:00 / 01:12:59:00
    Canister:
    UN 3428 E

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