• Short Summary

    The British Royal Family visit Zambia and Rhodesia during their tour of Southern Africa.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Royal family near the end of tour

    ZAMBIA / RHODESIA (ZIMBABWE): Victoria Falls:
    BAROTSE TRIBE Coming to greet the King George VI in State Barge with Chief Inwiko seated beneath white Canopy. King awards decorations for outstanding service of the people. Good shots of the State Barge and beating out the ceremonial music on tom-toms to greet the King

    RHODESIA: Matopos Hills:
    PRINCESS ELIZABETH (Queen Elizabeth II) Tour reaches Zambesi River and Victoria Falls. Makes ascent of the Matopos Hills to grave of Cecil Rhodes named "World's View". During ascent the Queen damaged her shoe, and Elizabeth gives to the Queen

    QUEEN ELIZABETH (Queen Mother) Tour reaches Zambesi river and Victoria falls. Seen with King when he receives homage from Chief Inwiko of the Barotse Tribe and hands out decorations to people for outstanding service. Finally, make the ascent of the Matopos Hills to World's View" the grave of Cecil Rhodes. During ascent, Queen damaged her show, so Princess Elizabeth gives hers to her mother.

    GEORGE VI Royal Family reach Zambezi River and the Victoria Falls. Make journey in Royal Launch to meet Paramount Chief Inwiko. Receives homage from chieftain and awards decorations for outstanding service. Climb the Matopos Hills to "World's View" grave of Cecil Rhodes.

    PRINCESS MARGARET Royal Family arrive at Zambesi River and Victoria Falls. Meet chief of the Barotse Tribe. Making the descent from "World's View" the lonely grave of Cecil Rhodes

    NATIVES Good shots of the Barotse Tribe greeting the Royal Family in Rhodesia

    PAraMOUNT CHIEFTAIN INWIKO Paying homage to King during Royal Tour and receiveing decorations for his people for Outstanding achievement

    CECIL RHODES Royal Family visit his grave "World's View" in the Matopos Hills during the tour of South Africa

    ROYAL TOURS Royal Family reach Zambesi River and Victoria Falls. Proceed by Royal Launch along river to meet Paramount Chieftain Inwiko. Chief comes out to meet His Majesty on the shore. King pays tribute to people of Barotse tribe and awarded decorations for achievements. Heading South reach the Matopos Hills to "World's View" the grave of Cecil Rhodes

    TOM-TOMS Natives of the Barotse Tribe beating out messages on tom-toms and the ceremonial music to welcomes the "Ruler from Overseas" (See Barotse Tribe)

    VICTORIA FALLS - S. AFRICA Royal Tour of S. Africa reaches Zambesi River and Victoria Falls

    Royalty; South Africa;
    Background: The British Royal Family visit Zambia and Rhodesia during their tour of Southern Africa.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6BIS4DQN1W97KYQKYV8UP33ZG
    Media URN:
    VLVA6BIS4DQN1W97KYQKYV8UP33ZG
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/05/1947
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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