Colonial Film Archive, The Williams Collection I: Uganda 1959

Some screenshots. See http://www.colonialfilm.org.uk/node/4287 for the full film on the source website. Info from source page: ‘3 x Edited films. ‘Local leave’: record of holiday journey through East Africa. Map shows journey: from Uganda through Kenya, and back to Uganda via Tanganyika. Train Journey – Kampala – Nairobi – Mombasa. Fort Jesus. Zanzibar: Scenes in town. Coastal scenes. Dar Es Salaam: harbour scenes, coast. Train journey through Tanganyika. Mwanza. Boat back to Kampala. ‘Western Province’: journey through western province. Safari shots. Butterflies killed on car radiator grill. ‘Here and There’: Mr. Williams preparing map for camera, as seen in ‘Local Leave’. Various scenes. Upcountry (Murcheson Falls). Local women with water containers on their heads. Golf. Royal visit (Queen mother?) African women dressing their hair. Spectacular flowers, chameleon, birthday cake, home improvements.Production / Donor Details: Ellis and Greta Williams worked for the Government in Uganda from 1949 to independence; Mr. Williams worked at the Treasury, Mrs. Williams as an official stenographer. ‘

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