• Short Summary

    Blind men make baskets for coal in Cape Town, South Africa.

  • Description

    Titles read: 'TOUCH SUPPLANTS SIGHT' ( Dublin issue ).

    Cape Town, South Africa.

    Several shots of blind men wearing dungarees at work, making huge wicker baskets for holding coal. Some wear dark glasses. Black and white cat stands on side of basket. Man runs his fingers over a finished basket. The men stack baskets on top of one another.

    M/S of sign above door reading 'Cape Town Civilian Blind Society'. Pan down to show men rolling baskets out of the door of the building and along the path.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2366.23
    Media URN:
    75956
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/07/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:02:00 / 01:38:10:00
    Canister:
    42/56 (Dublin)

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