South Africa's Royal Visit Reel 1 1947

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Commentator: Frank Gillard. Editor: George Grace. Sound Supervisor: W.S. Bland. Recordist: George Newberry.

Reel 1. High angle shot of HMS Vanguard approaching Cape of South Africa. Narrator speaks of how this route has been followed by other explorers - Dias (?), Drake etc. Crew of Vanguard...



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  • Huge error the commentator talks about Government House and Prime Ministers residence but in fact the pictures were taken weeks later in the Drakensburg mountains!

    Nicholas Pnematicatos 21st Jan 2014

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