David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Rycroft narration about Shembe film.

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    Zulu folksongs and dance , church songs-Africa (Zulu) , Shembe

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    South Africa

  • Recordist

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

  • Description

    Rycroft announces that this is the Shembe warriors in the final dancing scene of the film. Then he says 'down down … up down..' He seems to be describing the actions of the dancers on the film. One can here the sound of a 16mm film running. It is not clear which film he is referring to, nor is this narration useful without referring to the audio-visual film at hand.

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