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This film takes us from Accra, capital of the Gold Coast, to the primitive villages of the interior; from gold, diamonds, and bauxite, mines to almost barren agricultural land.

Fiji Return
This film, made after the war, reminds us of the Fiji Islanders' gallant fighting in the Pacific War, and particularly on Bougainville; it then shows natives at home in more peaceful conditions in this British colony in the Pacific.

The Eighth Plague
Fighting the locust plague in a desert in East Africa, a breeding ground for locusts.

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[Starring] Cyril Fletcher and Betty Astell
with Harry Secombe, Hilda Meacham, Gordon Holdom, Ian Francis, Nugent Marshall, Joan Chorlton, Bunny Reeves, Peggy Walker, Margaret Miles, Jean Praill, June Fox, Paddy Johnson, Flora Turner.

Contributors

Comedian:
Cyril Fletcher
Devised and composed by/performer:
Betty Astell
Comedian:
Harry Secombe
Performer:
Hilda Meacham
Singer:
Gordon Holdom
Performer:
Ian Francis
Performer:
Nugent Marshall
Performer:
Joan Chorlton
Performer:
Bunny Reeves
Performer:
Peggy Walker
Performer:
Margaret Miles
Performer:
Jean Praill
Performer:
June Fox
Performer:
Paddy Johnson
Performer:
Flora Turner
Dances arranger:
Nina Walton
Orchestra directed by:
Eric Robinson
Presented by:
Michael Mills

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