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    Full title reads: "'A home I shall never forget'. Earl of Athlone - popular retiring Governor General - leaves South Africa for home."

    South Africa.

    The Earl of Athlone - in full Governor General's regalia - inspects South African soldiers.

    The Earl and his wife, Princess Alice of Albany, shake hands with various people.

    The Earl and his wife say goodbye to dignitaries at railway station. The Earl is presented with a garland of flowers by representatives of the Indian community. They climb aboard their carriage and wave as the train leaves the station.

    Soldiers present arms as the train leaves the station.

    N.B. Some of the film is not of great quality.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/01/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    8311
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    757.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:40:00 / 01:14:48:00
    Canister:
    31/4 aka G 1780
    Sort Number:
    31/004
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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