3 Copies of This Film
1) 2004-10.0004_F16
16mm film; [400 ft.]; Silent; Color
2) nhf-2004-10_0004-Uncompressed 10-bit.mov
3) nhf-2004-10_0004 edit-Uncompressed 10-bit.mov
Africa Trip #4, circa 1959--Lillian Edwards--home movies. Reel 4
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circa 1959
Can Descriptions
Africa #4
Viewing Notes
Various shots of people on a market street, seen from above. People pushing a cart full of bundles of rush mats. People walking past a Shell gas station. Various shots of people carrying goods on their heads. A man drags three goats across the street. Three boys paddle a canoe full of pots. Children walking down a dirt road, then running towards the camera. Panning shot over roofs with dark clouds overhead. Very dark shot of the market. Cars driving down the street. Shot of the sun through palm fronds. Shot of ships anchored offshore, while the camera follows a person walking on the beach in the foreground. Panning shots of the waves. People and a dog playing on the beach with ships on the horizon. People playing in the water. Shot of the dog playing in the waves. Shot of the waves. Panning shot of a group of women, some with their faces painted. A line of people in uniform seen from a distance. The French flag is seen waving amongst the crowd. One man carries something. Another man plays a bugle. Three people push a cart laden with barrels past the ceremony. Men with uniforms and guns marching. A crowd stands under umbrellas, including men in robes. Cut to bats in a tree. The bats taking flight. People walking and pushing bicycles. People carrying bundles on their heads. Piles of thatch burning. People tossing and piling grass bundles. Moving piles of grass away from the fire. Smoke from a burning field. Shot of the sun, panning down to the ocean. Cloud iridescence at sunset. Shot of a plane, reading ‘Air France’. A group of people watch the plane. A man on horseback. Shots of several towns, seen from the air. [End of Reel]
Travel, Amateur films
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