Title ID 7743Collection ID873
TitleJourney Home Stage One: Lusaka to Durban
Date[1974; 1965-1968]
CollectionMaurice Puttock
Genre/TypeAmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionTravel
ThemeTravel Transport
KeywordsBuildings Cultural Heritage Ethnic Groups Family Harbours Lakes Leisure Time Activities Railway Stations Rivers Rural Areas Steam Locomotives Ships Tourism Transport Travel Urban Areas
LocalLusaka Bulawayo Johannesburg Durban
NationalZambia South Africa Zimbabwe
ProductionMaurice Puttock
CameraMaurice Puttock
ParticipantsClifford Puttock; Patricia Puttock
FormatColour Sound
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


The online clip shows the first part of this three part travelogue series, including the Puttock family returning to England from Lusaka via road and rail.


The family tour several landmarks and tourist spots in Lusaka, including the new shopping centre with high rise buildings, State House, home of the Governor of Zambia and several new roads. The family travel via train from Lusaka to Durban via Victoria Falls Station, then Bulawayo Station in Zimbabwe; before moving on to Johannesburg and Durban in South Africa.

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See stages two and three of this journey on subsequent titles: Journey Home Stage Two: Durban to Cape Town; Journey Home Stage Three: Cape Town to London