Bell Collection : 3: Honeymoon Safari 1960

This film is held by the British Empire & Commonwealth Museum (ID: 2001/095/003).


East Africa Airways - visiting.

Scenes believed to be of various cities & towns - Mombasa, Zanzibar, Nairobi, Gedi, Mbarara, Mwanza, Iringa, Dar-es -Salaam, Bagamoyo, Tanga, Namanca?.

Murchison Falls. Ruins of an Arab fortress. Coastal views.

Production / Donor Details: Mary Bell was a Colonial Civil Servant from 1955 to 1965 working for the East Africa Posts and Telecommunications Administration in Nairobi. She married a motor engineer and ex-transport officer of the Royal Police and took a 3 month honeymoon travelling through Uganda, Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth Parks and Lake Victoria to Tanga. During this period she kept a diary and took cine film of her travels.



  • Bell Collection : 3: Honeymoon Safari 1960 (Archive)
Series Title:
Bell Collection

Technical Data

Running Time:
approx 33m 20s
Film Gauge (Format):
8mm VHS
approx 400ft

Production Credits

Production Details
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