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    Titles read: "The Surveyor - We are taking you over now to Durban, South Africa, where the Surveyor of today uses a 'plane - and a special type of aerial photography - to map out a town - ".

    Durban, South Africa.

    A man fixes a camera to the bottom of a small plane. Various aerial shots of Durban, taken from the aeroplane. The plane lands, the man takes the camera out.

    We see the negatives from the camera drying on a huge drum. Prints are spread out on a table and the photos are joined together to make a huge aerial picture of the area.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:15:00 / 01:17:55:00
    PT 157
    Sort Number:
    PT 157
  • Appears in...

    CADETS 2 Gandhi South Africa Photography Printing Plane Aerials South Africa Archive
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. Hayling_Billy says

    The aeroplane shown is a de Havilland DH80A Puss Moth registered ZS-ADK on 31 Oct 1931, impressed into SAAF service in March 1940 as No. 1569 and SOC (struck off charge) on 13 July 1944.

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