• Short Summary

    Diplomatic relations are suspended between Tanzania and Britain over Ian Smith of Rhodesia.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Diplomacy suspended.

    Dar es Salaam. Tanzania suspends diplomacy with Britain over Ian Smith of Rhodesia, and oil for Zambia arrives at Mikumi.

    Various shots of demonstrators marching towards camera carrying banners which read "Smith is a criminal" and "We abide by Addis Ababa resolution". A further banner reads "Africa is not hungry for blood like Britain". Various shots as demonstrators pass camera waving ferns. Various shots of High Commissioner's office with flags flying in front. C/U of flags outside office. C/U High Commissioner Robert Fowler outside his office being photographed. Various shots of demonstrators singing and waving banners. Various shots of President Julius Nyerere at the Tanu headquarters standing on balcony. High angle shot crowds of demonstrators below in the street. Various shots of the demonstrators. M/S of Nyerere waving C/U hands waving. C/U Nyerere standing with the demonstrators, he walks away from camera.

    M/S of lorry being loaded amongst hundreds of oil drums at Mikumi. M/S of oil drums. M/S as lorry is loaded. C/U three Africans moving oil drums along the ground. Various shots as drums are loaded onto lorries. M/S lorry travelling towards camera on start of its journey. M/S as lorry moves away from camera leaving the depot. M/S of elephants in the jungle. L/S of wild cattle. Various shots as lorry travels along jungle road.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:59:00 / 01:11:13:00

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