Edited by
Beveridge, Tee, American, 1923 - 1993
Narrated by
Robeson, Paul, American, 1898 - 1976
Distributed by
Council on African Affairs, American, 1942 - 1955
Owned by
Bowser, Pearl, American, born 1931
Date
1951
Medium
acetate film
Dimensions
Duration: 22 Minutes
Length (Film): 775 Feet
Caption
"South Africa Uncensored" is an anti-apartheid film highlighting the African National Congress's struggle against the Union of South Africa government and its implementation of racial apartheid.
Description
An anti-apartheid documentary short with the title Sound Africa Uncensored. It consists if a single reel of black-and-white 16mm acetate film with optical sound. It was distributed by the Council on African Affairs, edited by Hortense Beveridge, and narrated by Paul Robeson.
Place filmed
South Africa, Africa
Place made
Harlem, New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
Pearl Bowser Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Film and Video
Movement
Anti-apartheid movements
Type
sound films
black-and-white films (visual works)
short subjects
16mm (photographic film size)
Topic
Activism
Africa
Documentary films
Race discrimination
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number
2012.79.1.5.1a
Restrictions & Rights
Public Domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5409dce50-09d0-4705-9ff3-7653b6ab4dee

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