• Short Summary

    Footage of spear making in Africa.

  • Description

    Africa.

    Titles read: "THE SPEAR MAKER - under a spreading village hut the village blacksmith works."

    M/S of two native men at sitting down (blacksmiths ?). One man appears to be lifting two stick up and down in bowls. 'Our handsome, but slightly sunburnt, friend is in the middle of Africa, and he's busy making the blade of a particularly nasty looking assegai -'

    C/Us of man hitting spear head with a hammer. 'And with due ceremony the goods are handed over-'

    M/S of tribesman attaching the spear to the end of a pole, he hands it to the man standing next to him. M/S of two men holding spears in each hand.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1596.20
    Media URN:
    50899
    Group:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/09/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:50:00 / 01:44:32:00
    Canister:
    PSP 755

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