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  • Short Summary

    South African women dancers in traditional dress.

  • Description

    Ekuphakameni village near Durban, South Africa

    SOUTH AFRICAN DANCE FESTIVAL.

    The annual dance festival staged by the Zulu Nazarite Church: MS Native women doing hair. (2 shots) MS. Native women cooking over open fire. LS Band of native women in traditional costume slow marching and chanting. MS Native women marching. MS Native women in ceremonial un-dress dancing. LS Various shots of native women marching. LS Long column of native women walking up hill. LS (Back view) Native women walking up hill. LS Native women chanting. CU Native woman clapping hands in slow rhythm. WS The women on the hillside with village huts in background. CU Facial studios of native women whilst dancing and chanting (several shots) LS (GV) Dance festival taking place. LS Ditton. Ms Johannes Galilee Shembe (leader of the Nazarite religious movement) watching the ceremony.

    Note: Original negative returned to Bulpin.

    (Mute. F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2555.07
    Media URN:
    77839
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1951
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:15:00 / 01:29:23:00
    Canister:
    UN 2365 B

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