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    No title. African couple, Mr and Ms Ramoboa, find 7th largest diamond.

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    L/S New York's Fifth Avenue. C/U Fifth Avenue sign. M/S Mr. and Mrs. Petrus Ramoboa getting out of car. M/S the couple walking along Fifth Avenue looking at the buildings, both wear tribal costume. Panning shot as they go into diamond store. C/U as box is unwrapped and the diamond taken from it. The giant diamond is handed to Mr. Ramoboa. C/U the diamond. C/U Mr. Ramoboa, zoom back to M/S of him and his wife. C/U the diamond. Pan to C/U of Mrs. Ramoboa. L/S press gathered round the couple. C/U Mr. and Mrs. Ramoboa with the stone.

    According to the narrator the Ramoboas are from Lesotha - could that be Lesotho (formerly Basutoland, South Africa)?

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/11/1967
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    56496
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2045.30
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:15:00 / 01:52:25:00
    Canister:
    67/90
    Sort Number:
    67/090
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Fashion & Music Lifestyle & Culture
    WorkSpaces
    HAPPENING AROUND THE WORLD Lesotho South Africa Archive
  • Stills

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

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