• Short Summary

    Wire fence is put up around Kruger Park Game Reserve in South Africa to keep poachers out.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Fence saves animals".

    Kruger Park Game Reserve, South Africa.

    M/S very large bull elephant walking towards camera. L/S Kruger Park. L/S impalas running across road inside the safari park. C/U group of impalas under trees. M/S car and baboon on road. C/U baboon eating fruit.

    Various shots black workers building wire fencing around the park to keep out poachers.

    L/S giraffes crossing roadway. C/U white family looking through car window at animals. L/S four giraffes running through the park. M/S lioness standing under trees. Various shots lionesses walking past cars on roadway.

    More shots of black workers putting up fence. One man has dried soap on his head - according to the narrator "natives believe that [it] adds to their sex appeal".

    M/S lioness coming out of wooded area and running across road in front of car. Various shots of motels in the park, they are designed to look like mud huts.

    M/S two cars entering the park. L/S herd of hippopotami in Oliphants River. M/S two hippos swimming. M/S zebras and kudus running across road. L/S four Zebras running Travel shot of car driving through park. Panning shot kudu running at speed across the road. C/U sign on tree: "Beware of Elephants". C/U elephant.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:59:00 / 01:45:46:00

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