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[Tribal Dances; The Queen Mother Visits Africa; Family Holidays]
|Date||[ca. 1956-1966 ?]||ID||7125|
This colour film shows tribal dance performances, followed by H.M The Queen Mother meeting dignitaries in a town square, a dam under construction and the Zambezi River with Victoria Falls.
Out to East Africa
This colour travellogue style film shows the family exploring landmarks in Stratford-upon-Avon, followed by a journey to South Africa and the East African coast aboard the cruise ship Kenya Castle. The family tour various towns and cities from South Africa, to Tanzania and Kenya capturing the sights.
[East Africa Road Trip]
This colour film provides highlights of a group on safari through Kenya, passing through several national parks and hunting lodges. By road, a group tour a coastal resort near Mombasa, crossing the Mtwapa bridge to continue through several Nature Reserves, filming wild animals and the rural landscape from a moving car.
[Mombasa Yacht Club Golden Jubilee; Tsavro Safari and Victoria Falls]
This film shows the Mombasa Yacht Club Golden Anniversary celebration with games and a regatta display with the attendees dressed in fancy dress clothing from 1910. The next part of the film shows a family group on safari touring various national parks in Kenya, a tea plantation owned by the Brook Bond Group and a brief visit the Victoria Falls in Zambia.
A Chance of Sight
This colour film highlights the work undertaken by the the Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind in Kenya, detailing the techniques used to diagnose the root cause of blindness in the patient. It also shows the use of traditional 'Muti' and 'western' treatment methods such as spectacles, surgery and rehabilitation at a farm skills training centre. Close-ups show patients being examined and scenes of eye surgery.
This extended film shows the Steed family on safari in Kenya and visiting the lakes of Uganda; capturing views of rural life, farming and the natural environment. The group also stop to admire the equatorial ring at the Ugandan Equator marker, and tour a Ugandan quarry or mine.
East African Safari
This amateur colour travelogue-style wildlife documentary shows a group safari tour in the Nariobi, Tsavro, and Sarengeti National Parks in Kenya and Tanzania. The film, accompanied by a voice-over and sound effects, describes the characteristics in behaviour, diet, and habitat preference, of a variety of native animal and bird species seen throughout the tour. The film features dubbed animal and ambient background sounds.
This colour documentary film explores the work of the Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind in Kenya and Malawi. It shows a mobile eye clinic; doctors using an aircraft to dispense care with 'Sight by Wings'; blind children in a rehabilitative school in Kenya; and blind workers in factories and on farms. This film includes footage of adults and children being examined and treated by physicians, including surgical procedures.
Images of Africa
This colour documentary programme is presented by Michael Buerk from outside the Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. The film explores the work by the International Centre for Eye Health at Tanga Hospital, Tanzania and treating a blind community from the Pokot people. Several specialists explain their work and the history of the mobile eye care units. The film has opening titles and an end Sightsavers slate. Contains scenes of surgery.
Sightsavers in Africa
This colour documentary film presented by Mark Curry from the BBC's Blue Peter programme, follows the work of the BBC Blue Peter appeal in 1986 that raised over two million pounds for the Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind (Sightsavers) in Africa. The film includes excerpts from the BBC programme leading into a film showing the extent of poor eye health of children in Kenya and the work being done to restore sight with money from the appeal.
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