A giant people : the Watussi of Africa

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Date
1939 (Creation date: 1939)
Main contributors
Encyclopaedia Britannica Films; George Herzog
Summary
Reveals the activities, customs, and traditions of the Watussi, an African people characterized by their advanced culture. Shows the ruling prince and royal family and activities in the royal household, including weaving, decorating, cooking, and churning. Portrays the prince as he inspects his cattle and leads a hunt, and depicts his young son presiding over a ceremonial dance.
Publishers
Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc.; Indiana University. Audio-Visual Center
Genres
Educational; Ethnographic
Subject
Tutsi (African people) ; Ethnology--Rwanda ; Manners and customs
Collection
IU Audio-Visual Center
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 Film (0:10:53); 16mm
Notes
Gift to the IUB Libraries from Instructional Support Services.
Copyright Date: 1939
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003240928; Other: GR00411636; MDPI Barcode: 40000003240928

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