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Partnership in Central Africa


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
26 Feb 1953
Date Other
Feb 1953
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Freedom of Canterbury for Archbishop
  2. 2Canadian Uranium Rush
  3. 3News from India and Pakistan
  4. 4Partnership in Central Africa
  5. 5Queen at Point-To-Point
  6. *Scottish Cup 3rd Round - Morton Loses to Rangers

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Story No. within this Issue
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MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Partnership in Central Africa. DESCRIPTION: Northern Rhodesia is one of the territories concerned in Federation - that plan for the development of an area which, in the opinion of its sponsors, is linked with the prospect of a true partnership of races in Central Africa. An extension of the existing major industries of the Rhodesias is the hope of the Federationists. The leading Unofficial member of the Legislative speaks on behalf of Northern Rhodesia. He is Mr Roy Welensky. SHOTLIST: Cut story - KS. GV Victoria Falls. Several shots of the Zambesi River and Victoria Falls. Africans dancing in the open, several shots. Various shots of the Copper Mines in Northern Rhodesia. Lift shaft to top and European and Africans emerge. Various shots of the making of cement at Chilanga works. Railroads and bridges. Mechanical farming in progress. Mix to wild animals. At Broken Hill, hospital being opened by Sir Gilbert Rennie, he inspects guard of honour. Rennie greeted by Mr Roy Welensky. In London - speaks about the partnership in Central Africa, between N & S Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Welensky speaks over map of above. CU Welensky, MS Houses of Parliament - very good. Sir Godfrey Huggins at London Airport about to board plane. Boarding plane - same taxies off.
Politics and government; Buildings and structures; Music and dance; Health and medicine; Environment; Aviation; Foreign relations; Agriculture; Railways; Industry and manufacture; Mining; Ceremonies; Animals; Military; Scenery and travel
London; Rhodesia
Footage sources
Colonial Film Unit
Card file number
Leslie Mitchell
Norman Fisher
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