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Wild River Safari
Description: A trip through Africa by river in the 1950s
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Clip #: TFA-96A
Length: 8:41
Year: 1954
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Filmmaker: Eugene Castle
Region: Africa
Subject: Native Life
Original: 16mm
1950s, Africa, expedition, dugout boats traveling on river, dugout canoes, native men paddling dugouts, river men, flock of flamingoes in river, boat pov village huts along river bank, dugout approaching shore, native girls clapping hands and singing, man tying up dugout, men unloading supplies from dugouts, smiling bare chested native women using mortars and pestles, men fire hardening dugout boats, boat exteriors being made fireproof by being scorched by hot flames, men carrying food supplies to dugouts, dugouts departing village, men paddling dugout boats on river, Ubangi River, bare chested native women with lip plates / discs, lip splitting, lips hanging when discs have been removed, village matriarch inserting disc into her lip, dugout traveling on river heading into deep of equatorial jungle, Pygmy people, expedition party crouched down in grass, Pygmy children walking through jungle on hunt, children firing arrows, hunting, bare chested women carrying supplies, naked baby crawling in jungle, mother inspecting child's hair, woman weaving with straw, woman's head being shaved, boys roasting and eating caterpillars, boy sharpening spear, natives repairing hunting nets, native walking across strung up net, hunting party leaving village and heading into jungle, hunters setting up nets, hunters driving small animal into net, hunters chasing animal and attacking it with spears, Pygmy people singing and dancing at night , men drumming, man dancing while holding child on his back, native men paddling dugout boats

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