Group Captain Peter Townsend 1950-1959

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    South Africa.

    LS Townsend alighting from the royal car, during the tour of S Africa. LS Townsend seated in front of royal car passing by LS Townsend alongside King George VI walking through line of guests. LS Townsend in shorts with King before entering aircraft in S Africa MS Townsend handing in decorations and medals to the King for presentation during S African tour LS Townsend victim of crossing the line ceremony on HMS Vanguard en route to South Africa. LS Townsend handing medals etc. as in shot No. 5 above. LS Townsend following royal party uphill to the Rhodes memorial. LS Townsend with royal family on bridge of Vanguard. LS Townsend alongside Princess Margaret following the King and Queen Elizabeth during inspection of 604 RAF squadron. MS back view of Townsend with King chatting to guests and relatives of 604 squadron members LS Townsend at front of royal car in S Africa, he salutes the royal family as they leave car. MS Townsend accompanied by an unknown lady (possibly his wife) entering theatre for Royal Command Performance. LS Townsend and lady follow the royal family into the Palladium for the Royal Command Performance.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1950 - 1959
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    79916
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2696.21
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:20:00 / 01:50:48:00
    Canister:
    UN 2767 H
    Sort Number:
    UN 2767 H
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