Film: 3267

Places + Locations | 1940 | Sound | B/W


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Johannesburg, South Africa.
Pit head, pumping water. The Transvaal. Gold seams, countryside, history of gold find. Oxen, wagon, prospectors, stills of Johannesburg. Black miners early on. Johannesburg street scenes, trolley buses, very good. The black miners going down in lifts, underground scenes, blowing up the rock, ore trucks, refining processes, purification, moulded. Dam. Johannesburg suburbs (very good). Miners compounds, traditional dancing, black areas of Johannesburg. Aerial view. Governemtn buildings. City hall, university. The Rand.

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