• Short Summary

    General Smuts attends Benoni Fair in aid of South African war fund.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Fair for war fund".

    South Africa.

    M/S Field Marshal Smuts (aka General J Smuts, Prime Minister of South Africa) as he leaves his car, he shakes hands with Mayor and Mayoress. Various shots of Smuts inspecting the Guard of Honour. Various shot of Mrs Smuts receiving a bouquet from a little girl. Various shots of the side-shows at the Benoni Fair. The fair is in aid of the National War Fund. Two good panning shots of a car being drive through a circle of fire and through a wooden fence - stunt driving. Various shots of fairground rides, including servicemen on a roller coaster. C/U of two soldiers of the Mines Brigade riding donkeys.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1117.01
    Media URN:
    38904
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/06/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:07:00 / 01:01:23:00
    Canister:
    41/45

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