• Short Summary

    A visit to Uganda showing both the natural and man-made sights of the country.

  • Description

    Uganda, Africa.

    L/S of a steam ship on Lake Victoria; various shots on the ship of men working; tourists sitting at tables with drinks; an officer on the bridge looking through binoculars; a tourist couple looking at the view, the man has a camera with a long lens. L/S as the boat comes into dock.

    L/S of an East African Airway plane taxiing on the runway. Various shots of wildlife in the countryside; lions, water buffalo; hippos; elephants - nice M/S of an adult and baby elephant walking together.

    L/Ss of modern buildings in the city of Kampala; the National Theatre of Uganda, the Parliament building, a mosque. Various shots of the city; street scenes where numerous local teenagers walk along the streets carrying school books. M/S of the Imperial Hotel; an elderly couple look at a drum at a stall in the street outside.

    M/S of a hotel; several people sit outside at tables with sunshade umbrellas; a waiter carries a tray of drinks to three women at a table.

    Various shots of the Nile Dam at Owen Falls, "the bath-plug of Lake Victoria", so commentator says. M/S of Martin Rolfe looking over a railing at the view of the waterfall. M/Ss of an African man fishing in the lake below the falls. L/S and M/S of the electricity power plant beside the falls that the dam powers. L/S panning from the dam across the lake.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    153.17
    Media URN:
    1874
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/08/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:48:00 / 01:51:38:00
    Canister:
    CP 347

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