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Rhodesian Spotlight

Dates
1955 - 1959
Category
Cinemagazine - Colonial
History
Rhodesian Spotlight was a cinemagazine produced by the Central African Film Unit and distributed within the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. It continued to be produced under the titles Federal Spotlight and Spotlight until 1963. The Spotlight series were basically designed to promote the Federation both at home and abroad through a topical mix of stories and was generally regarded as the most important activity of the unit from the mid 1950s.
Provenance
British Film Institute Film & Television Database; film production documents at the BFI National Archive and BUFVC.

Films in this series can be obtained from:

Film Archive

Name
British Film Institute (BFI)
Email
For BFI National Archive enquiries: nonfictioncurators@bfi.org.uk For commercial/footage reuse enquiries: footage.films@bfi.org.uk
Web
http://collections-search.bfi.org.uk/web
Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7580 7503
Address
21 Stephen Street
London W1T 1LN
Notes
The BFI National Archive also preserves the original nitrate film copies of British Movietone News, British Paramount News, Empire News Bulletin, Gaumont British News, Gaumont Graphic, Gaumont Sound News and Universal News (the World War II years are covered by the Imperial War Museum).
Series held
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