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On Safari: Morocan Journey  (1964)

Also known as: Programme 6, Series 7

Continuing their journey through Morocco, Armand and Michaela Denis are guests of a caïd (Qaid).  They learn to eat cous cous, a Moroccan speciality in accordance with local custom.  Dancers and musicians are summoned for their pleasure, and they marvel at the accomplishment of the belly-dancers.  They travel on southwards towards the desert country where the obtaining of water by ingenious devices is a daily problem, and where camels have replaced horses and donkeys.  Here a pitiful livelihood is wrested from arid soil.  Life has remained very primitive in this remote area (1964), and Armand and Michaela record the story of a gallant struggle against drought and desperately poor soil.  They show thge story of wheat, from its sowing to the baking of bread in the picturesque communal oven, to the rejoicings after a fair harvest.

Copyright holder

Copyright Holder: Armand Denis

Film credits

Appearance: Armand Denis
Appearance: Michaela Denis
Producer: Nicholas Crocker