• Short Summary

    South African tribesmen take part in different events in a carnival at Cape Town.

  • Description

    No title - Tribesmen stage carnival.

    Cape Town, South Africa.

    Various shots of native South African tribesmen taking part in egg and spoon race, they carry the spoons in their mouths. M/S of a competition where they have to chop a log of wood. L/S of people watching. Various shots of a sawing contest with two handled saw. Various shots as different teams compete to assemble a tent in the fastest time. Two men sit on a pole and hit each other with light sacks, one falls off. Various shots as they compete in climbing coconut trees. Various good shots as they do a tribal dance. M/S's of ornate masks and head-dresses.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1300.22
    Media URN:
    43135
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:41:00 / 01:37:42:00
    Canister:
    NSP 255

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