• Short Summary

    South African newsreel showing Director of War Supplies inspecting armoured car factory.

  • Description

    Title reads: "African Mirror No. 60 South Africa Builds Its Own Armoured Cars".

    South Africa.

    High angled shots of armoured car factory floor. C/U of finger pointing to bullet scorch mark on steel plating. Various shots of entourage of officials, including Director General of War Supplies Dr. H J Fonderbail (sp.?), inspecting armoured cars being constructed. Various shots of industrial process; rivets being driven into armoured plating, turrets and armaments being added. Point of view shot from an armoured car of other armoured cars driving around a field. Narrator is South African.

    Note: shots are from 1940 Unknowns Can 1 which is same vault as rest of 1940 material. Original issue number for story is unknown.

    Note: this looks like a story from a South African newsreel with some shots missing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1143.15
    Media URN:
    39721
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:22:00 / 01:50:40:00
    Canister:
    1940 UNKNOWNS CAN 1

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