• Short Summary

    Various animals are seen in a National Park in Uganda.

  • Description

    Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda, Africa.

    Aerial shots of the River Nile - various shots of Murchison Falls waterfalls, rivers and choppy water.

    M/S showing local man fishing in a lake - narrator speaks of "Africa, where mankind's tribes and races are as varied almost as the species of wild life that abound here in their natural state." C/U of the man - he wears a comb in his hair. Moving shot from a boat of hippos in water. M/S of two local women walking with baskets on their heads. One woman carries a baby strapped to her back.

    M/S of two hippos climbing out of the water. Low angle shot of two other local women walking with large baskets on their heads. M/S of two hippos moving away from the water. They walk away from the camera. L/Ss of a group of elephants standing in amongst some trees. L/S of elephant walking through landscape. L/S of group of elephants (one big one and three babies?) walking though a field and across a road. L/Ss of elephants. L/S of water buffalo (or similar?) Moving shots of the water buffalo as they run along. L/S of an elephant. L/S of water buffalo. L/S of group of Water Buck antelopes (?), closer view of some of the Water Buck. L/S of hyena. M/S of Uganda Kobs. L/S of Marabou Stork. High angle shot of fast flowing river.

    See also record b of CP 003 "Reptiles and Tropical Birds - Africa" which seems to be duplicate material.

    Alternative spelling for search purposes - Murchiston Falls.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    25.23
    Media URN:
    15489
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:35:00 / 01:51:33:00
    Canister:
    CP 005

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