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  • Short Summary

    Good footage from opening of the trade fair in Zimbabwe

  • Description

    Bulawayo (?), Zimbabwe

    Medium shot of children lined up with their families. Medium shot of footbridge and fountain with distant sign stating - Portugal. Building stating 'Rhodesia' camera pans right to show trade fair. Ditto. Close-up of Rhodesian flags fluttering. Medium shots of Rhodesian building. Camera zooms in to show 'The Tony Ellman Brown Hall - Rhodesian Industry'. Various shots of black men with flags outside the Tony Ellman Hall. Sign - 'All products made in our factory in Rhodesia'. Camera zooms out to show 'Lever Brothers' building, then zooms in again. Ditto. Camera follows chauffeur driven Rolls Royce until it passes left out of shot. Various shots of speedboat with a placard in the foreground advertising fibreglass company. Shots of farming machinery. Various shots of brass band playing. Various shots from outdoor area that sees the arrival of an unnamed dignitary and a police escort and military presence upon his leaving. Police escort car passes camera to the right and small crowd can be seen applauding in the background as another car passes them. Cars come towards camera as a man and his wife (Governor?) steps out and shakes hands with various people in the crowd. Shot of chauffeur driven Rolls Royce with motorcycle convoy in tow, man steps out. Various shots of crowd standing in expectancy.

    Note: No previous records or dope sheet to accompany this footage. Bulawayo seems the most likely location for this story as this is where the Zimbabwe trade fair is and has previously been.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:55:00 / 01:38:54:00
    UN 4545 E

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