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An African Adventure With Attilio Gatti
Description: An expedition sponsored by International Harvester Trucks in the late 1940s to conduct scientific research for short wave radio and to photograph wildlife and native life.
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Clip #: TFA-386
Length: 22:23
Year: 1947
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1940s
Region: Africa
Country: Kenya
Subject: Trucks
Original: 16mm
1940s, 1947, Africa, Kenya, Commander Attilio Gatti, Gatti-Hallicrafters Expedition, International Harvester Trucks, Port Elizabeth, snake gardens, snakes, cobra venom being extracted, Kilindini Harbour, cranes being used to unload expedition trucks from ship, caravan, raft ferry, Nairobi, base camp, Mount Meru, rhinos, Gatti giving cigarettes to African men assisting expedition, cheetahs investigating truck, Ngorongoro Crater, Maasai tribe, cattle herd, Manyatta initiation ceremony of young men, Serengeti plain, wild animals, wildlife, zebras, giraffes, oryx, Tsonga tribe, elongated earlobes, palisade, huts, herd of goats, female and males tribespeople, native life, hunting zebra, face and body painting, feast, ostriches, lions, Lake Victoria, Kavirondo Gulf, native plants, local chief, hippopotamus, fishing nets and boats, Lake Nakuru, flamingos

Attilio Gatti (Voghera (Lombardy, Italy) 10 July 1896 - Derby Line (Vermont, USA) 1 July 1969; 72 years old) was an Italian-born explorer, author and documentary film maker who travelled extensively through Africa in the first half of the 20th century.

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