Film: 6899

Newsreels + Film Magazines | 1950 | Sound | B/W


Rhodesia now Zimbabwe 1950's in a very white newsreel

'Rotarians Gather for Jubilee conference'. Lord Llewellyn opens conference in Salisbury. 'Important Event for Catholics'. 7,000 Catholics gather for installation of Archbishop Chichester in Southern Rhodesia. 'Science adds Aid to Agriculture'. Mount Makulu agricultural Research Station in Northern Rhodesia. Trial plantings of differents varieties of crop. 'Salisbury Honours Lord Malvern' who is the federal Prime minister. The mayor of Salisbury awards him the Freedom of Salisbury. He signs the 'Freedom Book' and we see what looks like John Kennedy's signature above his and dated 1953. (JFK). Lusaka air Rally'. Herald Trophy for light airplanes. Tigermoths aerobatics. The Royal Rhodesian Airforce's flight of Vampires. 'State visit to the Federation'. Portuguese Governor General of Mozambique visits with his wife. Government house, Salisbury. Toposcope monument. Salisbury streets and panorama. Tobacco auction in Salisbury with Governor of Mozambique in attendance. Man made lake west of Salisbury used both for boating and pleasure and for water supply. The Governor's party on a pleasure boat. The Central African Archives in Salisbury. Inside the library. Close ups of early maps of africa - a finger tracing line of coast. David Livingstone's letter describing first impression of Victoria Falls.

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