ON TREK TO THE THRICE WASHED

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Subjects:

  • Religion

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: ON TREK TO THE THRICE WASHED

Reference number: 3602

Date: 1935*

Director: [filmed by James A Ballantyne]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 13.48 mins

Description: A trek through the African bush by two Church of Scotland missionaries and their porters.

Shotlist: shots of trek through African bush, porters carrying equipment and provisions for two white [missionaries?] including shots of white woman sitting in a small bath to cross a river, pushed by local porters, shots of camp being set up, the missionaries sitting down to a cup of tea and scones, while the porter makes up a bed (4.44) the trek continues Crossing the Bauci Plateau we meet the Nomad Fulani shots of the nomadic people and their animals (9.30) The Kulere Christians come to welcome us shots of people dancing in a ritual ceremony, followed by shots of people holding Bibles (13.48)