• Short Summary

    South Africans celebrate 73rd birthday of General Smuts with a parade.

  • Description

    South Africa.

    Title reads 'Good luck 73 Die Beste'.

    Various shots of Prime Minister of South Africa General Smuts walking through crowd greeting people. Various shots of the military parade in honour of General's 73rd birthday, he takes a salute. Large crowd during the carnival - people watching parade, cheering, bands playing etc. General Smuts cuts birthday cake, shakes hands with people, addresses crowd while his wife listens. Various shots of large gymnastic display at the stadium - young girls, nurses and soldiers take part.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1840.05
    Media URN:
    71181
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:28:00 / 01:34:31:00
    Canister:
    UN 745 A

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