Landing of Savage South Africa at Southampton

TitleLanding of Savage South Africa at Southampton
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1899
Running Time1 min
Date Released1899
CountryUnited Kingdom
Publication Languageeng
Abstract

Members of the 'Savage South Africa' troupe at Southampton Docks.

The film shows a group of Africans (Zulus) in full tribal attire at Southampton docks. They chant and pace forward, performing for the camera. A white man comes forward and with a glance to the camera leads a small group of them forward.

Note: Originally filmed in 68mm. This film was previously identified as being a Kaffir war dance at the Ferari Mines, Johannesburg (!).

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