It has been suggested that this was one way of negotiating strict Apartheid laws that prohibited the Zulus from receiving equal payment to their white counterparts. Major Francis Clery, who spent time with Bromhead after Rorke's Drift, described him as "a capital fellow at everything except soldiering", while his commanding officer said in private that Bromhead was "hopeless".
Bromhead did, however, receive the Victoria Cross for his part in the Battle of Rorke's Drift.
She wears a veil made of beads and twisted fig leaves; oxtail fringes are tied to her elbows and knees and a goat’s hair fringe is worn around her neck.
She will also carry a miniature knife, an assagai, pointed up to symbolize her virginity.
Cy Endfield's epic military marathon about the Battle of Rorke's Drift was actually shot 90 miles south-west of Rorke's Drift in the Royal Natal National Park in the Kwa Zulu Natal province of South Africa.
The cattle will be a source of financial support for her (and any children they may have had). bride price, also serves as a guarantee to the girl’s father that he (the groom/husband-to-be) will take care of his daughter.This explains why the camera pans down on to the horse.