• Short Summary

    Sir Patrick Duncan presents Jan Smuts with Field Marshal's baton on behalf of King. Pretoria.

  • Description

    Item title reads - A Field Marshal's baton.

    Pretoria, South Africa.

    L/S interior of Government House, Pretoria. M/S of Governor General of South Africa, Sir Patrick Duncan, making a speech. Various shots as he presents the Field Marshal's baton to Field Marshal Jan Smuts on behalf of King George VI as a symbol of his high office. C/U's figure of St. George and the dragon on top and inscription underneath. Various shots as Smuts reads letter from the King. C/U of Smuts with baton.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1139.16
    Media URN:
    39623
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:52:00 / 01:23:43:00
    Canister:
    41/101

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