• Short Summary

    The Treetops Hotel and game watching station is rebuilt after being burnt out by the Mau Mau.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Kenya. Treetops Rebuilt".


    GV Treetops Hotel in Kenya with a lake in the foreground. People on a veranda. SV Tree on which the original Treetops was built with the new Treetops in the background. CU Top of tree on which the original Treetops stood. CU Sign on tree commemorating the visit of the Queen and Duke on 5th February 1952, at which time Princess Elizabeth as she was then, succeeded to the throne by the death of King George VI

    GV Men spreading salt to attract the animals, pan to show salt landing on the ground. SV Some giant forest hogs making their way towards Treetops. GV Men climbing ladder into Treetops. GV Ladder being raised. MV Baboon sitting on a rail of the veranda. CU Baboon taking something from a guest and eating it with a baby baboon clinging to him.

    SV Interior shot of Treetop with bar and people standing round and drinking. SV Plaque on the wall commemorating royal visit in 1952. CU Guest book with the Queen's and Duke's signatures.

    GV Some giant hogs grazing. CU Man on veranda watching through binoculars. GV Water buck being chased by the hogs. CU Man operating light which is switched on at night. SV Water buck grazing. GV Elephant walking. GV Interior with guests seated at dining table.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene E)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:46:00 / 01:47:21:00

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