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Wheels Across Africa
Description: A safari across Central Africa in Dodge trucks

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Clip #: TFA-114A
Length: 55:32
Year: 1936
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1930s
Filmmaker: Armand Denis
Region: Africa
Country: Morocco
Subject: Animals
Original: 16mm
Keywords:
Armand Denis and Mrs Leila Roosevelt, Dodge, Morocco, map from Antwerp to Africa, trucks being unloaded from ships hold, Brussels. King Leopold and Queen Astrid of Belgium inspect trucks, cameramen, Place de la Concorde, Paris,loading trucks, docks of Algeciras, map of Africa, Ceuta, Moulay Idriss Zerhoun, biggest religious moussem, Mohammendan festival, arabs, pilgrims, horsemen, marketplace archways, firedancers, fire eaters, man breaking glass with feet and lays down in broken glass, man eating broken glass, snake charmer, African black cobra, drums and flutes being played, musicians. Fez city walls, market day, sheep market, water carrier, beggars, city gates, souk, artisan guilds, copper workshop, hand lathe, caftsmen, spinning wheel, rugs being woven on looms, tailor shop, making burnoose, potter spinning wheel, Atlas Mountains, truck through snow, stuck in snow, arab rides by on horse, down snowy road, desert, Ziz valley, Sahara Desert, oasis, palm trees, trucks drive through oasis village, mosque, mud wall houses, arabs sitting in shade, women carrying water jars from wells, camel chewing, caravan starts, baby camel nursing, caravan across sand dunes, French Foreign Legion men galloping on horses into garrison, cavalry, dismount from horses, trucks driving through sand dunes, changing tires, digging out truck with shovels and boards, refueling, pumping gasoline from tank, sandstorm, blowing palm trees, loading supplies into truck, man with pith helmet and clipboard, caravan of cars and trucks leaves city as crowd chases them, galloping horses, trucks drive across desert, camp in mid desert, making breakfast, Tuaregs, nomads, goats drink with children, filling water cans at well, camels drinking from bucket, Tuareg stronghold in Hogar region, Tuareg king, court orchestra, playing drums, veiled women dancing, Niamey, Niger River, marketplace, local chieftain reviewing warriors, woman with padlock in nose, ceremonial dress, Fort Niamey, wedding procession, bridal shower, men cheering, trumpet blowers, horns, wearing pots and pans on head as gifts, children hopping on one foot,men charging on horses with spears, French Congo, Bangassou, Mbomou River, Belgian Congo, trucks crossing river on native canoe ferry, cameraman filming bird playing with reflection, Great Congo forest near equator, log bridge, village life, native woman shelling beans, man catching tadpoles in straw traps in dugout canoe, tadpoles drying on racks, woman shaving a mans head while baby nurses, scar tattoos, man with filed teeth, dancing ceremony with drums, hats and masks, plate lip, men riding African elephants, trucks along river bank, herd of hippos, hippopotamus, crocodile hidden in water, comes ashore, Dodge safari sedan exploring sandbanks, large dugout canoe with motor, crocodiles, man with movie camera, elephants used to pull trucks across river with chains, trucks through tall grass veldt, setting up viewing camera platform in tree to observe and film wild animals, hippos, buffalo, antelopes, water buck, warthogs, baboons in tree, leopard eating, vulture, hippo running, leopard picks up carcass and walks away, vultures swoop down and feed, cheetah, British East Uganda, muddy roads, trucks stuck in mud, locust swarms, Kenya game plains, wildebeest, giraffes, plains burned by brush fires, impala, Rhinos, Rhinoceros, motion picture camera car, Akeley movie camera, filming lion, lion charges and is shot, dead lion loaded onto car, Mombasa, Indian Ocean shore.


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