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  • Short Summary

    General Jan Smuts inspects troops and gives a speech.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and location unclear or unknown.

    Probably South Africa.

    South African war leader and politicians General Jan Smuts walks with his family in gardens. Possibly grandchildren - Mrs Smuts is not with him.

    VS of Smuts boarding plane.

    CU of flag of South Africa being unfurled. VS of Smuts addressing large group of troops - he is wearing a beret. Cut away shots of other senior officers listening. Cut away of photographers taking pictures.

    VS of soldiers marching past and Smuts taking salute. A bagpipe band plays. More shots of parading troops - clouds of dust rise up from dry ground.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1937.05
    Media URN:
    73832
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:38:00 / 01:16:42:00
    Canister:
    UN 760 A

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