• Short Summary

    Rhodesian soldiers work to save animals displaced by the building of the Kariba Dam.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Kariba. Animal Rescue".

    Kariba Dam, Rhodesia / Zimbabwe. Rhodesian soldiers work to save animals displaced by the building of the Kariba Dam.

    GV Wild country in Rhodesia pan to a convoy of trucks coming along the road. CU Sign "Rhodes Matopo Park". LV Men crowded round the truck carrying the White Rhino pushing it up against a pen. LV Taking the door off of the case with the Rhino in. SV Men watching. LV As the Rhino comes charging out of the case into the pen. SV As the Rhino turns and charges people standing outside the pen. LV Pressmen looking through the bars. CU The Rhino turns and charges the fence again.

    GV Boats moored on Lake Kariba with soldiers working on them. LV The soldiers lined up for pay parade. SV Officer seated at table with the money pan up as one of the soldiers comes to attention and salutes. LV As the soldier is handed his pay by the officer. GV The soldiers in boats going across the lake. SV The soldiers pulling a Wart Hog over the side of the boat. CU The Hog fighting in the boat. LV Group of soldiers carrying an even bigger Wart Hog to the boats. SV As they put the Hog on board. CU Soldier putting a Tortoise onto the boat he pushes the Tortoise along. LV Back on the mainland soldiers unloading the animals to release them as they put one of the Hogs down it starts to fight. LV The soldiers scatter as the Hog jumps up and starts to chase them it chases one of the men right into the water but the soldier manages to save it.

    (Neg.& Dupe.)

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:26:00 / 01:32:43:00

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