• Short Summary

    A look at the trouble caused by apartheid in Cape Town, South Africa.

  • Description

    Item title reads - South Africa: what now?

    Cape Town.

    L/S of the city from above. M/S naval man walks along the street amongst other people. C/U poster reading 'Commons deplores nat. race policy'. Various shots of people walking about. M/S newspaper headlines telling of police raid in Durban etc. L/S parliament building. M/S as opposition leader Sir de Villiers Graaf walks along and up steps. C/U Defence Minister Erasmus. M/S two policemen. C/U Mr De Wet Nel, Minister of Bantu affairs walking along. C/U sign for Cape Town. C/U signs 'Whites only', 'Exclusively for Whites'. Various shots of children of both colours playing together. C/U two black children sat on pavement.

    L/S of an armoured car around block outside Nyanga native location. C/U board reading "Construction camp Nyanga". M/S of the armoured car outside the location. Shot of a spotter aircraft going overhead. L/S armoured car. M/S three black policemen. Various shots of the derelict huts in the area. M/S pan down the burnt out police station. M/S of a charred window frame. M/S official inspecting the charred remains of records in the "Pass" office where all records were destroyed. C/U one of the charred sheets of paper. M/S collapsed burnt out building, pan to show walls partly collapsed and rubbish all over the floor. M/S burnt out chair. M/S overturned looted car. M/S cross in ground. L/S table mountain. M/S guards. Various shots as workers get into a lorry to be taken home. Various shots of the guards. L/S Cape Town.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:00:00 / 01:44:39:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    This is quite a good clip.

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