• Short Summary

    Footage of Field Marshal Jan Smuts speaking to Transvaal followers who fought England 50 years ago.

  • Description

    SOUTH AFRICA: Transvaal: Bethal:
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    Car carrying Field Marshal Jan Smuts (Prime Minister of South Africa) arriving
    Field Marshal Smuts disembarking car and being greeted by an officer
    Smuts shaking hands with another officer
    Close up of Isie Krige (Mrs Smuts - wife of Field Marshal Smuts)
    Close up of Smuts
    Various of Smuts inspecting troops
    Car away and past line of horsemen
    Cars away PAN to two horsemen
    Horsemen waving hats in air
    Smuts shaking hands with two veterans
    Various of Smuts inspecting horsemen and shaking hands
    Close up of bearded man
    Smuts shaking hands with horsemen
    Close up of another bearded man
    Smuts mounting horse
    Large group of horsemen
    Horsemen, including Smuts, setting off
    Countryside PAN to horsemen down lane led by Smuts
    Men riding horses along
    Bearded man past on horse
    More of men on horses
    Large sign reading 'Bethal' over gateway
    Crowds cheering PAN to horsemen
    Men and women cheering and waving
    Various of Smuts along past crowds
    Smuts up steps onto dais and shaking hands
    Crowd waving hats PAN to crowd waving hats
    PAN across crowd
    Brief shots of men on dais
    Various of Smuts speaking into microphone (not heard)
    Heavily bearded man listening
    Smuts speaking next to flag (not heard)
    Side close-up view of Smuts
    PAN across crowd to Smuts
    Isie Krige (Mrs Smuts - wife of Field Marshal Smuts) in crowd
    Two flags
    Dense crowd
    Background: Footage of Field Marshal Jan Smuts speaking to Transvaal followers who fought England 50 years ago.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA6LJD8B5I0X8EUPQF36VB3M58
    Media URN:
    VLVAA6LJD8B5I0X8EUPQF36VB3M58
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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