Full length video
Title: DAVID LIVINGSTONE
Reference number: 0192
Director: d. David Middlemas
Production company: GB Instructional
Running time: 16 mins
Description: A dramatised version of the life of David Livingstone. Silent and sound versions are held at National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive - the accessible version on tape has soundtrack. Teaching notes.
Credits: p. Frank Wells ass. p. D B Mayne ph. George Groom sc. Polly Allen ed. Jack Baldwin The J Arthur Rank Organisation Limited GBI presents supervised by Rev James McNair BD, Chairman of the Livingstone Memorial, Blantyre, Lanarkshire and CM Green MA.
Shotlist: Credits (.30); Shots of Blantyre from old prints and film (1.09); Map of Africa (2.00); Kuruman mission station. Shots of native homes and customs (3.57); Dramatised account of Livingstone's expedition of find a route to the sea, first west, then east, illustrated by maps. Discovery of the Victoria Falls (11.35); Press rumours of Livingstone's death and dramatised version of Henry Stanley's quest to find him. The two men meet in Ujjiji (13.50); Livingstone and Stanley say goodbye as the former is to remain in Africa (14.25); Livingstone found dead in his bed on 1st May 1873 (14.40); Wooden carving of natives bearing his body to the coast (15.10); Livingston's tomb in Westminster Abbey (16.00)