• Short Summary

    WORK HAS STARTED ON A BIG HOUSING SCHEME NEAR SALISBURY THAT WILL PROVIDE 1,500 LIVING UNITS FOR AFRICANS.

  • Description


    Africans work hard on the building of the first 250 basic units of housing, which will be occupied in January.



    General shots of men at work, shots of the township....



    Shots of the larger building with men on roof, are of the school, indoor sanitation is provided throughout....



    At EN of Reel 1, and through reel 2.... shots of the basic units of housing, which will provide an African with a house that he can build up, over the years into the houses shown in subsequent shots of different types of houses, some with three some with four bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen, lounge/dining room, outside verandar. and a reasonable size plot of land round the house, on first rate soil.



    The success of the scheme depends on the African, who normally lacks pride of possession, and the initiative to possess.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: WORK HAS STARTED ON A BIG HOUSING SCHEME NEAR SALISBURY THAT WILL PROVIDE 1,500 LIVING UNITS FOR AFRICANS.IDEA OF THE PROJECT IS TO BUILD A BASIC HOUSE UNIT WHICH AFRICANS CAN BUY AND THEN ADD TO THE STRUCTURE AS THEY WISH.

    SOME AFRICANS, OPPOSING THE SCHEME, HAVE THREATENED TO BURN DOWN ANY OF THE HOUSES IF THEY'RE BOUGHT BY AFRICANS.FILM SHOWS CONSTRUCTION WORK UNDER WAY ON THE BUILDING SITE, PLUS SHOTS OF THE LIVING UNITS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAKJJVQQM7604GZX3LHSKIIFXX
    Media URN:
    VLVAKJJVQQM7604GZX3LHSKIIFXX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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