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  • Short Summary

    Field Marshal Smuts visits South African and other Allied troops in North Africa.

  • Description

    Northern Africa.

    Various shots of Field Marshal Smuts, Prime Minister of South Africa, during his morale boosting trip to South African and Allied troops in desert. He is seen talking to nurses, addressing troops, inspecting the troops, inspecting camps, talking to officers etc. While on tour, he films on small cine camera his own record of the bombed towns.

    Various shots, air to air, of the Hudson carrying Field Marshal Smuts. Good shots of the accompanying Hurricanes.

    Various shots of Field Marshal Smuts watching troops assembling wagons and native men unloading ammunition from boats near sea port.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1693.16
    Media URN:
    60500
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:41:00 / 01:51:25:00
    Canister:
    UN 309 D

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