• Short Summary

    Duke of Edinburgh in Venezuela and Colombia.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Duke in South America".

    Venezuela and Colombia.

    C/U Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) leaving the British Institute building surrounded by pretty girls. L/S of Caracas. L/S Duke's Dart Herald plane on the tarmac at Caracas airport. C/U of Duke shaking hands and bidding farewell. C/U RAF officer taking pictures. L/S as plane taxies away. C/U cameraman. Panning shot as the Dart Herald takes off on Caracas airfield and flies past skyscrapers in background.

    C/U Duke at the controls in the Dart Herald. L/S of Caracas as the Dart Herald flies away in the distance. C/U the Duke sitting in his plane looking out of window. Shot looking through window of plane at fleecy clouds. C/U Duke sitting in his plane looking out of window, he then starts to write notes.

    Aerial shot of Bogota. M/S presidential guard of honour lined up at Eldorado Airport, Bogota. Panning C/U Duke standing up in his car, he waves as he drives away. L/S of Bogota. L/S of the Presidential Palace. C/U two guards at the entrance of the Palace.

    Interior. M/S President Dr. Alberto Lleras Tamargo decorates the Duke with the grand cross of the order of Boyaco. L/S of Duke driving onto tarmac Bogota airport. C/U presidential guard. Various C/Us Duke laughing as he says farewell to chief of protocol and the minister for external affairs, Dart Herald in background. Panning shot as Dart Herald takes off from Bogota airfield. Interior of the Dart Herald; the Duke is studying a map with the treasurer, Admiral Bonham Carter.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:51:00 / 01:51:27:00

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