• Short Summary

    Shembe, a tribal leader in Natal, is honoured by his people.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Inanda. 'Neath Africa's Sunny Skies. Shembe - Natal's famous prophet - leads followers in annual Thanksgiving service."

    Inanda, Natal, Southern Africa.

    Various shots of Natal tribesmen (described as Zulus) doing traditional dance.

    Shot of Shembe, wearing white robes and pith helmet riding horse and leading procession of children also dressing white.

    More shots of women performing traditional dance. They carry umbrellas instead of spears as a sign of peace.

    Shembe sits on horse while it is fed. More shots of dancing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    865.17
    Media URN:
    12670
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/09/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:03:00 / 01:28:27:00
    Canister:
    31/71

Comments (1)

  1. Sbangani says

    Iam amazed at this historical video recording. Is this a preview or a full recording.

    In fact Iam a member of this church and Iam of the view that the stills here can make viewing pleasure in a Library gallery

    Thanks and regards

    Xolani (Mr)

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