• Short Summary

    Footage of Boers celebrating the centenary of the Boers movement northwards in South Africa.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "THE GREAT TREK"

    L/S's of crowds lining the street in Cape Colony in South Africa to watch the numerous ox pulling wagons to commemorate the centenary of the Boer Farmers trek northwards to open up the interior of South Africa. Various shots of the celebrations, many of the Boers (descendants of the original Dutch settlers) in period costumes of the time.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    993.13
    Media URN:
    49928
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/01/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:37:00 / 01:26:22:00
    Canister:
    39/1

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