• Short Summary

    A look around the Rand Easter Show in Johannesburg, South Africa.

  • Description

    Titles read: "JOHANNESBURG - RAND HOLDS EASTER SHOW".

    South Africa.

    General view panning across Milner Park showing the gardens and lake. Girl sits on a rock beside a waterfall. Several shots of the exhibition grounds of the Rand Easter Show, with the accent on International Trade. People wander around the pavilions. Exterior of Dutch, Canadian and British pavilions.

    Group of schoolchildren enter the United Kingdom pavilion. Several shots inside show a models of atomic reactor 'Dido' and a model of 'Zeta', which converts sea water into "almost unlimited power".

    In an outdoor arena we see cattle assembled. President of the British Board of Trade, Sir David Eccles makes a speech to open the show (not heard). Cattle are paraded around the ground. Sir David looks at the Africana bull.

    Notes on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1553.27
    Media URN:
    49842
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/03/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:10:00 / 01:54:30:00
    Canister:
    59/26

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