Full record for 'DAVID LIVINGSTONE'

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  • Lanarkshire


  • Instructional


  • 1950s


Reference number: 0192

Date: 1956c

Director: d. David Middlemas

Production company: GB Instructional

Sound: sound

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 16 mins

Description: A dramatised version of the life of David Livingstone.

Silent and sound versions are held at Scottish Screen 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)

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