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South Africa
Date
1944
Main contributors
Crown Film Unit; British Information Service; South African Bureau of Information
Summary
A British production reporting on the contribution of South Africa, a sovereign Dominion of the Commonwealth, to the Allied war effort. Declares that the former antagonism between races - Dutch, English and Bantu - has been overcome. "This film opens with a brief outline of the country, showing how it is a land of contrasts in farming, living, worshipping, trading and in transport, and tells how South Africa made her own decision to enter the war  and how she backed that decision. With the help of the British Admiralty, a navy was built up to defend the coastline , and RAF experts aided in South Africa's Air Training Scheme" (The Educational Screen, February 1944, 92).
Contributors
Terry Trench : cutter; Ken Cameron : recordist; Victor Hely-Hutchinson : musical score by
Location
South Africa
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 film reel (13 min.) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm