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  • Description

    Full title reads: "COMMANDO ON WHEELS".

    South Africa.

    Mrs Smuts, wife of the Prime Minster of South Africa, General Jan Smuts, presenting a scroll to men of a mobile commando unit who are to go around the country recruiting men for the fight. Various shots of the long column of motorcycles and cars moving off along roads with several cuts to Mrs Smuts, Colonel Werdmuller and Colonel Denys Reitz, Minister of Native Affairs, watching the column moving off. Several shots of the tour - wherever they go there are crowds around the roads to greet them.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/12/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    21302
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1063.26
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:09:00 / 01:33:46:00
    Canister:
    40/100
    Sort Number:
    40/100
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution Religion & Politics
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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