• Short Summary

    Black workers collect sap from gum trees in South Africa, much needed rubber is extracted.

  • Description

    Part of issue HI-DE-HI.

    South Africa.

    Various shots of gum trees (aka Euphorbia) growing on hills. Various shots of black workers extracting the sap (aka latex) from the trees. A white supervisor tests purity of sap. Various shots of barrels of sap being loaded onto trucks. The sap is delivered to a processing plant at Mount Edgecom. Various shots of industrial process to clarify sap and separate the resin for the rubber. The gum trees provide much needed rubber for war effort.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1562.06
    Media URN:
    50147
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/05/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:30:00 / 01:12:20:00
    Canister:
    NSP 371

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