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    South African students holding a 'rag' parade

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    Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

    Story about South African college students from holding a 'rag' week for charity

    LS. General view as the parade moves through Johannesburg and passes the City Hall. MS
    Overhead of parade. MS of Highlanders band in the parade. MS of university majorettes. LS of majorettes and CU of majorettes.

    LS of thousands of spectators on balconies of buildings and pan down to crowds on street as parade passes by. LS of the satiric floats in parade. CU of girls on Cleopatra float. LS of Trojan horse float, LS girls on float beginning collection of funds. LS Procession continues.

    CU Female students urge spectators to contribute. CU of D-day float. CU of girls on float.

    MCU and MLS of various floats, Boston Tea Party, Costumed boys, Officers make contribution, student pulls a face, a costumed Nero fiddles, a long lashed beauty, aluminium lady, CU of girl on a car (Mute. F.G.)

    Cataloguers Note: Many of the floats and costumes comment on contemporary events and South Africa's relations with the wider world. They are often rather questionable by post-Apartheid standards.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:51:00 / 01:34:57:00
    UN 3484 B

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