Three roads to tomorrow

United Kingdom, 1957

Film
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A story of the journey of three Nigerian students between their homes and Ibadan University. The three boys live far apart in the three regions of this vast country. The film is designed to show what Nigeria is like today and to illustrate the help which oil power (BP) is giving to the development of the country and its standard of living.

Credits

director

Humphrey Swingler

producer

Alan Orbiston

production company

Greenpark Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:23:25:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29506

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Petroleum industry and trade

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Africa, West - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Nigeria - Description and travel

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Africa, West - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Developing countries - Economic conditions

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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