Black and White in South Africa

Black and White in South Africa

This 1957 documentary short offers an analysis of South Africa's acute race problem, an issue that causes dissension not only within its borders but within the Commonwealth and beyond. In South Africa, a country of 14 million people, 4 out of 5 people are black. The film gives a dispassionate appraisal of the motivations behind the policy of apartheid and of whether the practice of segregation provides a satisfactory, long-term solution.

This film deals with mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised.

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  • director
    John Howe
    Ronald Dick
  • producer
    Ronald Dick
  • executive producer
    Nicholas Balla
  • script
    Ronald Dick
    William Weintraub
  • sound
    George Croll
    Ron Alexander
  • editing
    Douglas Tunstell
    Nicholas Balla
    Ronald Dick
    Marion Meadows
    Jean Roy
  • narrator
    Edgar McInnis
  • music
    Maurice Blackburn
    Robert Fleming
    Eldon Rathburn
    Norman Bigras