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8mm Film of 1950s South Africa

More 8mm films from the 50s. This time from a gentleman who grew up in 1950s South Africa, where his family ran a gold and diamond mine. Mostly shot in black and white but also some in colour, all with captions in French, explaining the footage. Scenes of weighing and bagging up the gold, him as a young boy trying to lift a small bag of gold, sorting and counting ...

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20th Century Glamour

Last month I had a bunch of 16mm films to transfer to DVD. They were a mix of 50, 100, & 400ft reels, also some on hubs, which had to be put onto reels first to be transferred. The earliest was dated 1934, the latest in the late 1960s, all in very good condition and mostly family holidays. There was also brief footage of the 1937 Coronation and the Wimbledon ...

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