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Remnants of the Stone Age People

South Africa (MIFF 1955, Then and Now)

Director: Louis Knobel

A factual record of the remnants of a primitive bushman tribe in the arid Kalahari Desert. The film shows their mode of living, customs, usages, and shooting of game.

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