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    Material relating to newsreel story "Shadow Over Kenya" - 54/6

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Shadow Over Kenya" - 54/6.

    Lots of cuts exist for this story - 8 separate reels. Some very good material which was not used in cut story. See other records.

    Shots of African Welfare Centre. White nurse attending African children, etc. Nice shots of medicine being given to African children and of mothers and children. Children are given sweets after they have had medicine.

    King's African Rifles search jungle. General Hind and staff. Patrol marching along road. Inspection of K.A.R. Native Home Guard. Patrol searching jungle. Roll call and kitting out. Recruits being taught to be motor mechanics. White soldier helps a black recruit to put on his socks and boots. New recruit smiles - happy with his new look.

    Recruits performing native dance. C/U of primitive string instrument being played. Military personnel arrive and break up the party.

    New recruits sit in a circle and are taught motor mechanics. Natives driving trucks and military cars.

    Parliamentary delegates leave London Airport for Nairobi. See record for cut story for names.

    Arrival in Nairobi. Parliamentary delegates arrive in Nairobi - Eastleigh Airport. General Erskine and Evelyn Baring greet them. They visit The Kenya Police Githumo - Police Station. BOAC aircraft taxiing along runway.

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    Film ID:
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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:31:00 / 01:52:53:00
    54/6 J (Selected Originals)

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