STK-ID 41598

Profile shot of North African tribesman. Cut to white man giving instruction to natives. Cut to MSs of native plant. Shot of a native giving instruction to another native on how to harvest said plant. HAS over plantation, people at work. MCU of native talking to native audience in field. Cut to PAN of audience listening intently. Shots of natives working in field. Shot of two natives carrying spears walking towards large grass hut and reporting to man on porch on locust plague. MCU of grasshopper on plant. Sequence on group of natives fighting locusts with switches and tree branches, raising cloud of dust; on white men planning strategy, coming through with insecticide. Shots of natives doing victory dance.


Excerpt from
UNRRA in Africa / World of Plenty
North Africa
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080