• Short Summary

    Director General of War Supplies at demonstration of first South African made howitzer guns.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Made in South Africa".

    C/U of Director General of War Supplies for South Africa, he is delivering a speech. M/S line of South African troops forming the guard of honour. M/S line of new howitzers which are the first to be manufactured in South Africa. The camera pans with a guard as they march past the line of guns to take delivery of the weapons from the former guard. Various shots of howitzers being towed away by army lorries. Good shots of the troops demonstrating the new guns to the Director General. Demonstration takes place on grass plain. Good shots of the guns firing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1113.03
    Media URN:
    38748
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:16:00 / 01:03:16:00
    Canister:
    41/31

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