Sphinx awakens (1920-1929)

Footage №67443, 2 parts, duration: 0:17:03, black-white

Reel №1

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South Africa.

Image piggies, its reflection in the water.

Map of Africa.

South Africa.


Penguins on the coast.

A flock of penguins.

Extensive beach with penguins.

Penguins in the water

South Africa.

South African landscape.

Locals at the cabin.

German signs reminiscent of the German colonists.

Monument "conqueror of Africa."

The building of the German school.

African children at their desks


South Africa.

Zambeziytsy, otshagavshie 200 km.

To enter the mine prenadlezhat Germans.

Zambeziets buys in the shop German pot.

The pot in the pan is prepared food.

Dancing locals

South Africa.

View of the South African savannah.

Herd of cows.

Shepherds on a halt.

Types of local residents


South Africa.

Settlers at the tent.

Extraction of water from the well.

Milking cows.

Negro boy in car


South Africa.

Kalahari Desert.

Running ostrich.

The car is chasing an ostrich.

The car in the desert.

She's stuck in the sand.

Clearing the road.

Hunter aiming antelope in Cabra

Key words

Germany, South Africa, birds
South Africa, monuments, children, school, people
Germany, South Africa, mine, people, entertainment
South Africa, population, domestic animals
Germany, South Africa, people, pets, displaced persons, children, cars
Germany, South Africa, desert, animals, birds, hunting

Reel №2

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Monument Cecil Rhodes.

City streets.

Mountain view.


Paul Kruger monument.

Prime Minister's Palace.

Houses of Parliament.

A park.

The building of the "Union" in Pretoria


Herd of cows in the pasture.


Plowing the land.


Irrigation canal.

Fruit trees


Tin Mine.


General view of the mine.

Workers on the excavations.

Workers negros are pushing wheelbarrows.

European Master instructs


The melting furnace.

tin smelting.

Local workers from the German merchant.

Working with shopping



Travel by river boat.

Handling fuel.

River views.

Lines from the ship.

Handling of raw materials in cars.

The film is incomplete.

The collection contains the first two parts of the picture

Key words

South Africa, Gos.uchrezhdeniya, monuments
Germany, domestic animals, channel plants
Germany, mine workers
Germany, industry, workers, trade
Germany, river, water transport, travel

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