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An African Builds His Home   [Other Title]

Hüttenbau in Afrika   [Other Title]
Year of origin: 1948
Genre: Documentary Film
Locations of shooting: n/a

Production company: Boulton-Hawker Films Ltd. (Hadleigh)
  Films of Africa Ltd. (Gatooma)
First released by: Boulton-Hawker Films Ltd. (Hadleigh)
Distributor: IWF (Göttingen)
Author: W. J. Pryke

Keywords: Shona, Bauwesen, Dach, Dachdecken, Grasdach, Hüttenbau, Kegeldachhütte, Lehmverarbeitung, Maß, Messen, Rinde, Wohnen, Building trade, clay processing, measure, measuring
Building of a cylindrical dwelling with a conical roof among the Shona-tribe (South-Rhodesia): fetching dry grass and wood, marking of a circular ground plan, ramming in the wall poles, tying of roof poles with wetted bark-strips, plastering mud cement on the wall, covering the roof with grass. Family life in and in front of the hut.

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Duration: 6 min

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