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Professional Historical Dvds From Kimberley South Africa

Professional Historical Dvds From Kimberley South Africa

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This first series on Historical Kimberley is the ideal gift for anyone with an interest or passion of history. It is also a wonderful educational / souvenir of the Romantic Capital of the Diamond World. The well-known Kimberley Historian and Author Steve Lunderstedt & Director/Cameraman Steve Mueller present stories and tales of a bygone era.

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HISTORICAL KIMBERLEY

Kimberley has an instant and fascinating history beginning with the discovery of diamonds at Dutoitspan in 1869. Diamonds and the town they gave birth to are highlighted throughout, as are the other varied attractions like the flamingoes, the siege, the Kimberley Club… (44'12”)

CECIL JOHN RHODES

The imperialist and colonialist Cecil John Rhodes' life in Kimberley is told for the first time. The smaller picture - where did he live, how did he dress? Did you know he was over six feet tall? All these stories and more about this controversial character. (31'50”)

BATTLE OF MAGERSFONTEIN

The epic battle of Magersfontein of 11 December 1899 where the Boers defeated the British army is brought to life. The advance of the Highlanders, the trenches of the Boers, General Wauchope's death, General de la Rey's brilliance, the Boers counter-attack and much more. (38'49”)

GHOSTS OF KIMBERLEY

There are more than 150 haunted buildings and houses in Kimberley. Ghosts and spirits abound in this town where there has been so many tragic and sudden deaths. Several houses are visited and tales told of paranormal activity. Suitable for adults as well as children. (21'58”)

ICONIC WOMEN OF KIMBERLEY

The men of Kimberley owe a great debt to the forgotten people of history like the fairer sex. Sister Henrietta, Emily Hobhouse, Sarah Millin, Olive Schreiner, the intrepid Maria Bocciarelli in her flying machine. Learn more about these and other great ladies. (24'31”)

MYTHS AND LEGENDS

Many are the myths and legends of Kimberley. Some are true; others are debunked. Why does The Half bar have a drive-in licence? Why are lemon trees on the pavements and did the Boers invent trench warfare at Magersfontein? Hear about Diamond Lil and many more such tales. (44'09”)

Prices incl. pp/Dvd at ZAR150.00

Box Sets (all six) at ZAR800.00 (incl.pp), are available on request at... [email protected]

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