• Short Summary

    Princess Margaret visits the island of Mauritius - masses of people are there to greet her.

  • Description

    Mauricius, East Africa.

    LV. The Royal yacht Britannia lying off the jetty at Port Louis, Mauritius. GV. Towards, Princess Margaret walking up the jetty with Sir Robert Scott, the Governor of Mauritius and Dr Edgar Millian, Mayor of the port. GV. Crowd with some people hanging up a tree. SV. Boy scouts and police heaving and pushing to keep the crowd in order. GV. Royal car driving through the crowd towards camera. SV. Statue of Queen Victoria, camera pans down to its base. GV. The roof of the Royal car surrounded by thousands of people waving and cheering. CV. Some women in the crowd. LV. Row of official cars practically stopped in the huge crowd. TV. Milling crowd. TV. Collapsed barricade at the race track with police milling around. TV. Princess Margaret in an open car driving at the race track. LV. The paddock at the race track with horses parading. CV. Princess Margaret looking at her race card and chatting. GV. The horses with the jockeys mounted, walking towards camera. GV. Grand stand crowd. SV. Princess Margaret presents the Gold Cup for the "Princess Margaret Stakes" and chats with the owner, Mrs Robert Noel.

    (Lavender.) (Orig "J")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    605.33
    Media URN:
    32276
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1956
    Sound:
    sound
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:12:00 / 01:43:24:00
    Canister:
    56/80

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