• Short Summary

    Lincoln starts a town twining with Pietermaritzburg in South Africa.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Lincoln Links Up With South Africa".

    Lincoln, Lincolnshire. The High Commissioner for South Africa attends the ceremony in Lincoln cathedral when the city was linked or twinned with Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

    LS General view of the main street of Lincoln, dominated by the cathedral. MS Angle shot of the tower of the cathedral taken from the cloisters. MS General view of the cathedral.

    MS the High Commissioner for South Africa Mr G Heaton Nicholls, being received by the Dean. LS MS Councillor H G Kerry, Mayor of Lincoln speaking, (nat sound). CU He speaks over the phone to the Mayoress of Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

    CU Heaton Nicholls receives a fruit bowl from the Mayor. CU Head shot of Heaton Nicholls. MS the High Commissioner speaking. (nat sound).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1177.24
    Media URN:
    40629
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/06/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:54:00 / 01:42:10:00
    Canister:
    47/47

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