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Traders in Leather

Nigeria, 1957 (MIFF 1958, Programme 4)

Director: Sydney Latter

Set against the background of the burning plains of Northern Nigeria and the historic walled city of Kano, this is the story of Nigeria's growing exports of raw hides and skins to the western world.

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