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    News from Africa.

    Good aerial shots of the Kariba Dam. Interior shot of United Nations troop in aircraft. Aerial shot of the Victoria falls. Shots of the men taking photos of the Victoria falls on the ground. L/S of the soldiers crossing the road in city. M/S of the men looking at Tarzan poster.

    L/S Elevated pan the rand fair. L/S Crowds milling around the fair. L/S The Chamber of mines. M/S Interior people on trolley being shown round the mines. M/S Coloured man operating pneumatic drill in the mines. L/S men lifting a pot of molten gold from furnace. L/S Crowd. L/S as the men begin to pour the gold into the ingot mould. L/S Crowd. M/S as a man tips the ingot from the mould.

    L/S Children's traffic school. M/S Children in cars and three wheeled bikes going round the course. M/S Two cars going along side by side one of them collides head on with another car. L/S The school. M/S Policeman consoling a small boy who is crying.

    L/S Pan. as a South African police instructor runs forward jumps onto a spring board and somersaults over seven horses and lands going into a roll. M/S Another policeman runs forward. L/S as he jumps onto the Spring Board and Somersaults across but he doesn't quite make it and he hits the back of the last horse and lands awkwardly but he gets up and runs off. L/S Crowd applauding. L/S as the last of the policemen runs forward jumps onto the spring board and does a perfect somersault and lands nicely.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    53352
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1718.22
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:22:00 / 01:33:08:00
    Canister:
    61/31
    Sort Number:
    61/031
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    South African Mining 1960s Johannesburg Zimbabwe South Africa Archive
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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