LAND OF THE WHITE RHINO

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Subjects:

  • Animals
  • Education
  • Tourism and travel

Genres:

  • Educational

People/organisations:

  • DALRYMPLE, J. Blake
  • GILLESPIE, James Stirling

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: LAND OF THE WHITE RHINO

Reference number: 2175

Date: 1939

Production company: Strand Films

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 10.00 mins

Description: Film makers Blake Dalrymple and J. Stirling Gillespie being taken into the bush by Zulu tracker Charlie Ninela to film white rhino.

Shot as silent footage in Africa, commentary dubbed later in the UK. Shot during Cape to Cairo expedition, October 1936 to Jan 1938, for Elder Dalrymple Productions, in association with Glasgow Education Committee. See file for background notes and associated documentation.

Note this is the theatrically released version produced by Strand Films. A non-theatrical version also release by Elder Dalrymple.

Credits: ph. J. Blake Dalrymple
ed. M. Chilcott
comm. s. Orlando Martins
sd. Charles Poulton
p. Stuart Legg
[asst. camera J. Stirling Gillespie]

Shotlist: Credits (.10); African village life. Zulu tracker [Charlie Ninela] and family. Blake Dalrymple and J. Stirling Gillespie arrive by car in the village. Charlie takes them and their camera equipment out into the bush to track and film white rhino. General views of filming expedition, and run-in with a rhino (10.00)

[V/O narrated from Charlie's point of view]