• Short Summary

    THE REPUBLIC FESTIVAL PAGEANT - ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK-LONG CELEBRATIONS FOR SOUTH AFRICA'S REPUBLIC FESTIVAL.

  • Description

    THE REPUBLIC FESTIVAL PAGEANT - ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK-LONG CELEBRATIONS FOR SOUTH AFRICA'S REPUBLIC FESTIVAL. IN THE ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL, PRETORIA, THE PRIME MINISTER, DR. VERWOERD, WATCHED THE PARADE WHICH LASTED TWO HOURS.

    MORE THAN 50 FLOATS - ALL REPRESENTING SOME FACET OF SOUTH AFRICA -STRETCHED FOR TWO MILES (ABOUT 3 KMS) DOWN CHURCH STREET - PRETORIA'S MAIN THOROUGHFARE.

    AN ESTIMATED CROWD OF 50,000 LINED THE ROUTE - SOME TAKING THEIR POSITION EARLY IN THE MORNING.

    IN FRONT OF THE PALACE OF JUSTICE IN THE CENTRE OF THE CITY, DR. VERWOERD AND MEMBERS OF THE CABINET WATCHED THE PARADE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8GGW7BIW6C8S95VOWPD2V50DE
    Media URN:
    VLVA8GGW7BIW6C8S95VOWPD2V50DE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/05/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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