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  • Short Summary

    South Africans welcome actress Sybil Thorndike with a traditional dance.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "The bigger the noise... the bigger the welcome! - and the Native Warriors put it "all in", in their dance of welcome to Miss Sybil Thorndyke [sic]."

    South Africa.

    M/S of lines of African men in striped tops playing xylophones; M/S of African men in the same costumes doing a traditional dance to welcome actress Sybil Thorndike. L/S of Sybil sitting in a spectator box with some other people. More shots of the traditional dancing and men playing xylophones and maraca-type instruments.

    Note: the correct spelling of Dame Sybil's surname is Thorndike.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    738.09
    Media URN:
    35004
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/08/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:10:00 / 01:21:55:00
    Canister:
    G 1528

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