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  • Short Summary

    Zulu dance and display in Johannesburg.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " Woop! Wow!! Zong!!!Zoo!!!! Our cameraman secures pictures of very rarely photographed native Zulu War Dance."

    Johannesburg, South Africa

    M/S seated Zulus in striped rugby style shirts, play wooden xylophones. M/S marching Zulus in traditional costumes are seen doing a mock war dance, and chanting, they wave spears and shields. Their costumes have furry or long grass leg decorations. They leap about in a crazy and energetic way. Some have feathered headdresses, some have shields.

    Note: the sequence repeats see - *PM0676*- 676.36

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    676.35
    Media URN:
    32879
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:40:00 / 01:54:55:00
    Canister:
    G 1390

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