• Short Summary

    South African golf club factory helps war effort by making spears for black troops.

  • Description

    Part of POINTS AND PINTS issue.

    South Africa.

    A factory that makes heads for golf clubs helps war effort by making spears. Various shots of the spears being made. The manager / foreman is white, all the workers are black.

    Various shots of black South African soldiers marching around parade ground carrying spears instead of guns.

    Cataloguers' note: racist comment in commentary - carrying the spears "comes almost naturally" to black soldiers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1570.25
    Media URN:
    50413
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:14:00 / 01:50:31:00
    Canister:
    NSP 405

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