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South Africa - The Land of Smiles and Sunshine
Colour amateur documentary from 1939 on life in South Africa and Southern Rhodesia, produced by Frances Hotham.
Colour amateur documentary from 1939 on life in South Africa and Southern Rhodesia, produced by Frances Hotham. Part 1 (South Africa) includes arrival at Durban, Natal and Howick Falls, war dances at Inanda (Natal) and the Rose Deep Gold Mine (Johannesburg). Also, Cecil Rhodes’ grave and views of the Victoria Falls. Part 2 (Rhodesia and the Cape Peninsular) includes the Zambezi river and gorges, Umtali, Kruger National Park, Cape Town, Cape Peninsula, Cecil Rhodes’ memorial, Table Mountain and Kalk Bay.
Frances de Horsey (née Hotham) was a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society between 1938 and 1965. She was a lecturer and traveller; she died in 1975.