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FOOTAGE number
CTA622299
Title
Oba Koso Nigerian Music and Dance Drama
Date
1969 (C20th)
Description
Excerpts from "Oba Koso", the famous folkloric Nigerian drama-musical-dance play about a wicked man who tries to overthrow the king, performed by the celebrated National Theater of Nigeria directed by Duro Ladipo. In this drama the king resists all the magical power of his enemies and becomes the thunder god or god of magic, still recognized in Nigeria by the Yoruba tribe today. Commentary by drama critic Margaret Croyden.
Photo credit
Creative Arts Television / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
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Dimension [pixels] File size [MB] Duration [Seconds]
Footage 624 × 480 px 4,295 MB 1751
Copyright
Out of copyright
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