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  • Short Summary

    Newsreel item marking death of South African statesman Botha.

  • Description

    Title reads: "AN EMPIRE TRAGEDY. With the death of General Louis Botha, South Africa loses a great Leader".

    South Africa.

    Retrospective material marking death of South African statesman Botha. Shot of procession showing Botha and wife (?) walking past soldiers, Botha salutes. Shots of ceremony ceremony - soldiers seated in a row, standing on platform behind them are various military officers & priests. Botha is probably making speech from platform (it is hard to tell as image cuts off at top of screen).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2340.16
    Media URN:
    75162
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1919
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:12:00 / 01:12:29:00
    Canister:
    ON 215 H

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