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    Travelogue visiting East Africa - Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam and Tanganyika.

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    No titles. Magnificent Adventure.

    General view of a large white two-storey building, probably a hotel, and grounds. In the garden European tourists watch tribesmen perform a traditional dance with drums. Several shots of an Arab dhow and African crew off the coast of Mombassa.

    At the Protectorate of Zanzibar we see men unloading goods at the docks. Two locals chat. C/U of cloves growing on a tree; women workers pick them. Brief shots in market; a man runs his hands over nutmegs on a tray. Liner ship off the coast. Two tourists in a rickshaw pulled by a man on foot. Street scenes. Several shots of local craftsmen at work outdoors - engraving silver, wood carving and working on an ornate doorway. Guards outside the Sultan's town palace. The present Sultan, High Highness Seyyid Sir Abdulla bin Khalifa, comes walking down the steps and salutes his guards. Tourists take pictures as he gets into his red car. Shots of a beautiful sandy beach at Mangapwani.

    Liner ship and yachts in harbour of Dar es Salaam. Extremely brown (white) man sailing yacht and bikini girl posing on board. General view of harbour. Street scenes and hotels in Dar es Salaam. Visitor Information Bureau; two women tourists look in the window and at brochures. African brass band plays in a field at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro. Beach in Tanganyika. Tourists having fun in the sand and sea. An African lady sits with a white baby in the sand. African fisherman sitting on a boat mends a net. Outrigger canoe comes into shore. Several shots of a man building a canoe.

    In a field a man cuts leaves from sisal bushes. Women arrange the white fibres on wire fences to dry. Brief shots of two Masai warriors.

    According to paperwork, this is reel 2 of 'Magnificent Adventure'. Leader at start and end of film says it is 'Jambo, East Africa, Part 1'. Some of this footage is also found in CP 326 - 'Zanzibar Story' - see separate record for details.

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    01:49:44:00 / 01:57:28:00

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