• Short Summary

    THIS WEEK SAW THE OPENING OF SOUTH AFRICA'S FIRST INLAND AUTOMOBILE FACTORY. THE PLANT IS?

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    1.
    LV WORKS PAN ACROSS
    0.10

    2.
    MV VISITORS ARRIVING
    0.15

    3.
    LV VISITORS INT.. OF PLANT
    0.20

    4.
    MV WORKMEN
    0.24

    5.
    MV WORKMEN PAN UP TO VISITORS LOOKING ON
    0.27

    6.
    MV SETTLING WELDING ON CAR
    0.31

    7.
    CU MAN WELDING
    0.38

    8.
    LV PLANT SHOWING CARS AND VISITORS
    0.45

    9.
    MV PAN ACROSS WORKING
    0.50

    10.
    MV WELDING ON LORRY
    0.54

    11.
    MV ENGINE BEING EXAMINED
    0.57

    12.
    MV VAN BODY BEING POLISHED CU VISITOR PAN TO WORKMAN
    1.14

    13.
    MV EXT.. COSTUMED JAPANESE GIRLS PAST CAMERA
    1.18

    14.
    MV DR. NICOLAAS DIEDERICHS IN CENTRE WITH TWO OTHERS
    1.23

    15.
    LV WORKMEN LEAVING FACTORY
    1.29



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    Background: THIS WEEK SAW THE OPENING OF SOUTH AFRICA'S FIRST INLAND AUTOMOBILE FACTORY. THE PLANT IS AT ROSSLYN, NORTH-EAST OF PRETORIA, AND IS OPERATED BY THE JAPANESE CAR MANUFACTURING FIRM, DATSUN-NISSAN.

    THE FACTORY WILL INTRODUCE A LOCAL VERSION OF THE DATSUN-NISSAN 1.3-LITRE BLUEBIRD. LATER IN THE YEAR A 2-LITRE CAR WILL BE PRODUCED. PREVIOUSLY SOUTH AFRICA'S MOTOR INDUSTRY HAD BEEN LOCATED AT PORT ELIZABETH, AT THE SOUTHERN TIP OF THE COUNTRY. DATSUN, HOWEVER, SAID THE MARKET FOR THEIR PRODUCTS IS MORE INLAND. DR. DIEDERICHS DELIVERED THE INAUGURAL SPEECH AT THE PLANT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2R08QKSDF2KH1EY8H8KU3ACCV
    Media URN:
    VLVA2R08QKSDF2KH1EY8H8KU3ACCV
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/04/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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