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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Duke's Successful Tour" 62/22.

    This selected originals are in colour.

    Lots of extra material not used in newsreel story of Duke of Edinburgh's tour of South America.

    Various shots men practising basketball in public park. Various shots of optician's house in Georgetown, Guiana. Various shots new houses in Georgetown. L/S Governor's house in Georgetown. Various shots poor area. Various shots canal and Demararra River. Various shots man cutting grass. Various shots dilapidated shacks. C/U water lily on the canal. Panning M/S cyclists with passenger on crossbar. Various shots Botanical Gardens. C/U tropical flower. Various shots man on donkey cart crossing bridge over canal. Various shots traffic policeman in Georgetown.

    Various shots street scenes in Caracas, Venezuela: we see government supporters in back of lorry, also various political slogans gratified on wall. Various shots street scenes in Maracaibo, showing street traders, police with guns in holsters, traffic and waterfront shots. View from cable car going over tree covered slopes. Various shots cable car going up mountainside. People look at view from Mount Avila. L/S Humbolt Hotel on top of Mount Avila.

    Panning shot Hydrofoil Ferryboat making way across Lake Maracaibo. Various shots Largogas Installation in middle of lake - showing compressors, cooling towers and control rooms. C/U workmen on oil rig. Various shots Shell Oil Plant in Lagunillas. M/S workers' modern houses at Catia la Mer. Various shots natural gas being burnt off. Various shots oil derricks.

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    01:46:30:00 / 01:54:52:00
    62/22 J (Selected Originals
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    62/022 J
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    Georgetown DOE Tours Venezuela
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