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    Capetown, South Africa.

    Title: "South Africa's Parliament opened by Earl of Athlone ... Governor-General".

    High angled shot of several rows of troops waiting beside and in front of the gates to a large building. Governor-general, the Earl of Athlone, arrives at the gate and gets out of a horse and carriage, all the soldiers stand to attention and salute as the empty carriage drives away. High angled shot of Athlone, accompanied by two officers and a lady, walking up between the gates and two rows of soldiers.

    M/S, from inside a carriage, of Athlone, accompanied by several officers and two smartly dressed ladies, coming down the red carpeted steps to a large building. Two rows of sailors stand to attention on either side of the steps, a man in a white safari helmet holds open the door to the carriage as Athlone, his wife and one of the officers gets in.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    25572
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    454.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:59:00 / 01:27:06:00
    Canister:
    G 1270
    Sort Number:
    G 1270
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    Religion & Politics
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    My worksapce Earl of Athlone
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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