A 16mm, black-and-white and colour cinefilm, without sound. According to a note kept with the cinefilm (which appears to have been written subsequently, in 1986 by the cataloguer), the first 4min 38sec of the film is probably set in Nairobi, and the mountain seen in subsequent parts of the film is Mt. Kenya. The writing on the film can says 'Kenya 1940, Nairobi, Nyeri, Rift Valley, Karema 13'.
0 - 5sec. [Black-and-white] Man seated at a desk positioned ouside by a road.
5sec - 15sec. Man under a tree eating and/or drinking.
15sec - 23sec. Outdoor barber giving someone a haircut.
23sec - 34sec. Street scenes showing a traffic policeman directing traffic, with shops and signs in English in the background.
34sec - 38sec. Man repairing an inner tube.
38sec - 1min 5sec. Various street scenes.
1min 5sec - 1min 18sec. Steam train travelling over a level crossing.
1min 18sec - 1min 30sec. Street scenes with people.
1min 30sec - 1min 45sec. Buildings, mostly white, possibly a college, hospital or some other large institution. Then views across the roofs of a town or city.
1min 45sec - 2min. Traffic driving through floodwater.
2min - 3min 3sec [ Colour] Mosque and other official buildings [the Commonwealth Secretariat and High Court?]
3min 3sec - 3min 13sec. Scenes of gardens, plants and bushes.
3min 13sec - 3min 20sec. Showing a cityscape with a cloudy sky.
3min 20sec - 4min 20sec. Scenes of flora, various town scenes, people, cars and buildings.
4min 20sec - 4min 30sec. A large flower shop.
4min 30sec - 4min 38sec. Various town scenes including a shop with the sign 'A Slapak Tailoring, Clothes bought for cash'.
4min 38sec - 4min 45sec. Scenes of countryside and a mountain in the distance.
4min 45sec - 5min. Man spreading seeds, and cattle pulling a plough or other agricultural implement.
5min - 5min 28sec. More shots of flora, views of countryside, roadside scenes and more people.
5min 28sec - 5min 40sec. Shots of people washing themselves, and pigs, in a river.
5min 40sec - 6min. Views of a mountain.
6min - 6min 50sec. Stream and flora, including water lilies, and views across a valley.
6min 50sec - 7min 8sec. Gardener, a house and various shots of people, cattle and goats.
7min 8sec - 7min 14sec. Man and woman, the woman is weaving.
7min 14sec - 7min 16sec. Soldier saluting.
7min 16sec - 7min 28sec. Views of a mountain, lake and hills.
7min 28sec - 7min 35sec. Army convoy.
7min 35sec - 7min 37sec. Roadside signpost with directional signs, some giving distance: 'Uganda', 'Tanganyika', '60 Kisumu', '112 Kisii', '44 Kericho' and '22 Lumbwa'. This would seem to place the location as somewhere within, or near, the Great Rift Valley in Kenya. Scenes showing road and/or bridge building at a location with a lake in the background.
7min 37sec - 8min 24sec. Views of a lake or river with boats, people and cattle at the waterside.
8min 24sec - 8min 56sec. House, car and gardens with various people.
8min 56sec - 9min 31sec. More scenes of a lake or river, boats (being loaded or unloaded), people and cars.
9min 31sec - 9min 47sec. Landscape views.
9min 47sec - 10min. Marching band and soldiers in a town.
10min - 10min 14sec. Cattle-drawn cart on the roadside and other roadside scenes.
10min 14sec - 10min 22sec. River and people washing.
10min 22sec - 10min 27sec. Showing a partially constructed building.
10min 27sec - 10min 55sec. People and roadside scenes.
10min 55sec - 11min 8sec. Large gathering of people, possibly a market.
11min 8sec - 11min 12sec. Views of a river or lake.
11min 12sec - 11min 20sec. Women carrying pots and goods on their heads, crossing railway tracks and walking towards the camera.
11min 20 sec - 11min 23sec. Fishermen and a fish weir.
11min 23sec - 11min 37sec. Men working, possibly on timber.
11min 37sec - 11min 52sec. Building with a sign saying 'Timboroa 9001 ft', and other buildings.
11min 52sec - 12min 25sec. Landscape scenes.