The film shows a journey through the Rhodesian landscape in a car and on foot.
Europeans walk along a tree-lined road. They continue travelling through the countryside, crossing a girder bridge in a car. Subjects embark on a camping trip with African guides, trekking and picnicking through the foothills and scrubland. They visit the Great Zimbabwe ruins. View of a newly built cofferdam. There are shots of cattle and pigs in the landscape, and of mountainous terrain and multiple scenes of picnics and campfires. Subjects wander through a well-kept garden with flowers and fountains. Large country cattle market with auctioneers and local farmers, with pigs also being farmed. There are a series of shots of animals, including zebra, horses and donkeys and shots of a flooded river covering bridges, roads, trees, and a building. There is another sequence of shots in a garden with superimposed text and birds nesting. African farmers plough a field using a cattle drawn plough and a sequence of farmers harvesting maize. The film ends with a visit to Cecil Rhodes’ grave in the Matobo National Park.
(00.00 to 04.10) This is a sequence of shots of Europeans with African servants travelling through the countryside. There are multiple shots of mountainous landscapes, footage of the car travelling across a bridge, picnics, campsites and subjects trekking across the landscape. There are multiple wide panning shots of terrain, including waterfalls and mountains.
(04.16 to 04.46) Clip shows a party around large camp fire at night and early morning. There are also various vehicles, tents and subjects warming themselves by a campfire.
(04.47 to 06.20) There are multiple shots exploring the Great Zimbabwe ruins and of the surrounding landscape.
(06.21 to 06.58) European couple walk through the trees/scrub. There are a series of short shots of lakes and woodland and sunset and a sailing boat in a lake.
(06.58 to 07.07) Panning shot of a newly built cofferdam.
(07.07 to 07.27) There are shots of Europeans strolling through an ornate park with flower beds and fountains.
(07.27 to 08.10) This is a sequence showing cattle being herded into pens by African herdsman and overseen by white farmers. There are also shots of zebras, donkeys and horses.
(08.10 to 08.30) This is a shot of car fording a river under the guidance of three Africans.
(08.30 to 09.19) This a series of shots of cattle, African and European farmers. The European farmers make tea from the boot of a car and the African farmers feed pigs.
(09.19 to 10.50) This is a sequence showing a flooded river, covering a bridge, a road, trees, and a building.
(10.50 to 11.14) This is a sequence of shots of a garden and vibrant flowerbeds. There is text superimposed over one of the images which reads “There is laughter & song in my gar-a-den!”.
(11.14 to 11.28) Portrait shot of a middle aged man in a suit and Hamburg hat, with garden/countryside behind.
(11.28 to 11.49) Shots of birds nesting.
(11.49 to 12.17) There are close ups of flowers. Portrait shot of a young woman in front of flowers. A final shot of two women walking around the garden.
(12.17 to 13.06) Cattle market sale in the countryside. Animals in their stockade pens and two European Auctioneers on their stand underneath the shade of a small thatched covering surround by African attendees. There is a panning shot of the cattle auction and landscape beyond.
(13.06 to 13.20) Young boys plough a field using an ox. Another boy leads a long procession of ox chained together.
(13.16 to 14.06) This sequence shows the growing and harvesting of maize. African men put maize into sacks and add to a large pile of harvested maize under the supervision of a white farmer.
(14.06 to 14.32) British couple visit gravesite of Cecil Rhodes in Matobo National Park.