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    Item showing opening of monument to Voortrekkers, 'Great Boer Trek'. South Africa.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Opening of monument to the 'Great Boer Trek' to celebrate Africa's national holiday. South Africa.

    Elevated LS large crowd gathered for the opening ceremony. LS as they surge forward to gates of monument. Various shots people running towards monument and up steps. MS Voortrekkers in national costumes wandering about. MS 4 Voortrekkers in national costume, waving and walking up hill towards monuments on the top. LS costumed Voortrekkers walking down steps of monument. MS three costumed Voortrekker women posing with monument in background.

    CU Voortrekker man posing with monument in background. CU Voortrekker girl posing with monument in background. Good MS two girls sitting on boulder drinking from bottles with monument in background. MS two women and a man in national costume with monument in background CU girl wearing bonnet. MS line of men and girls in national costume, they move forward to open door. The men remove their hats. MS men and women with hands raised on door. MS door opening, the men and women enter.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:48:00 / 01:50:52:00
    UN 2219 F

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