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Africa Speaks!

Africa Speaks!

Ref: 2310

Price: $4.98 / 3.59


Documentary (1930) 75 minutes ~ Black & White

Filmed on the Colorado African Expedition of 1928, headed by Paul L. Hoefler, this film rose above the 'jungle-graph' films of the past because of the sound and not the views of the Dark Continent offered. It contains: a locust swarm that devoured everything but the expedition camera; a visit to the duck-billed pygmy tribe in which the females of the tribe had discs inserted beneath their lips when very young and, as they grow older, larger discs replace the previous discs; an antelope that jumps forty feet backward or forward when frightened and some slow-motion shots are used. "Africa Speaks!" showed Africa to be both dangerous and noisy.

Director: Walter Futter

Writer: Walter Futter

Stars: Paul L. Hoefler, Lowell Thomas


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