Usutu

United Kingdom, 1962

Film
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Describes a large afforestation project in Swaziland, which involved the planting of 50 million trees and the construction of a specially designed pulp mill. With the forest grew a new town, with schools, clinics and other social amenities.

Credits

production company

Film Centre

Courtaulds

producer

Raymond Spottiswoode

Duration

00:33:28:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1962

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011416

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Africa

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Pulp mills

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Forest conservation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Forests and forestry

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Reforestation

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Timber - Economic aspects

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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