• Short Summary

    Princess Margaret visits Zanzibar during her East African tour.

  • Description

    Zanzibar, East Africa.

    LV. Royal yacht Britannia in Zanzibar harbour. TV. Princess Margaret steps out of the barge and is greeted by the British Resident, Mr Robert Alford. GV. Old building with people looking from the roof. GV. Masses of people in the streets. CV. Faces of men watching. CV. Women in Purdah, one showing her eyes. GV. Princess Margaret shakes hands with the Sultan of Zanzibar, Seyyid Sir Khalifa bin Harub and she shakes hands with the Sultana. They walk into the Sultan's palace. Sultan gives a cheerful wave to the camera. TV. Masses of people dancing in the street outside the palace carrying swords. TV. Men dancing. CV. A bearded dancer's face. CV. Dancers' faces. LV. The palace with Princess Margaret, the Sultan and the Sultana on the balcony. SV. Princess Margaret talking to the Sultana. SV. Church of Christ, Zanzibar - camera tilts down to Princess Margaret walking through crowd after the service. GV. Women watching from a roof. SV. Women in colourful traditional clothes holding babies. SV. Princess Margaret receiving gifts from two old ladies who are reputed to have met Stanley when he went in search for Livingstone. Both women are former slaves. CV. Princess Margaret shakes hands with dignitaries.

    (Lavender.) ("Orig "N")

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:14:00 / 01:07:41:00

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