Dakar - the door to the black empire. (1930 - 1939)

Film-document №67035 2 parts, Black-white to collection Price category G

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Director: Blanshon Zhan-Anri. Blanchon Jean-Henry

Operators: Berlje Dzhimmi. Berliet Jimmy

Reel №1

Port of Dakar, the seventh port of France.

Passenger and merchant vessels.

Technical characteristics of the port.

Loading bags.

Working port with bags on their heads.

Empty the contents of the bags.

Peanut Mountain.

Mechanical unloading coal.

Manual unloading of building stone.

Seaplane base.

Landscapes of Dakar.

Governor - General of the Palace.

Dakar View from the palace.

Main area of ​​Dakar.

Terrace Cafe.

Sellers peanuts and souvenir sellers offering products to visitors cafe.



Traders of fruits and vegetables.

School for the children of the colonists (French)

Key words

Senegal, the port, the city, the sights, the colony

Reel №2


Body shop.

Protection of the governor-general on horseback.

The streets and attractions of Dakar.

Sleeping people on city benches, Burnt by the afternoon sun.

Maternity / obstetrics clinic / local residents.

Palace: The Pasteur Institute.



Chamber of Commerce.

Catholic cathedral.

Monument to founders and the conquerors of the French West Africa (1818-1889).

Distribution of newspapers.

Rural landscapes.

Weather station in the mountains.

Banana plantations.

Plantation workers carry baskets on their heads.

Sights of the city, coast, embankment.

Wide streets of the modern city.



Key words

Senegal, city attractions