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    Princess Margaret touring around Mauritius.

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    Mauritius, East Africa.

    CU. Seedling planted in pot being lowered into hole in ground. LS. Princess Margaret being driven through streets in an open car, crowd on both sides, she waves. CU. Princess talking to various people. Several shots of Princess Margaret planting seedling. CU. Machinery at working a sugar factory - possibly sugar cane. LS. Princess' car drive past pile of cut sugar cane. LS. & MS. Princess Margaret alighting from car and being greeted by factory officials. MS. Princess signing visitors book. Several shots of Princess Margaret's tour of the factory - sugar factory. MS. Princess waving as she leaves factory. LS. St. Paul's Church, Vaccas. GV. Church. LS. Crowd. Various shots of Princess arriving at church, stepping out of car and being greeted by Bishop of Mauritius. MS. & CU. Children waving flags. SV. New orthopaedic hospital, Princess Margaret is to open it. Various shots of Princess arriving at orthopaedic hospital and cutting ribbon. LS. & MS. Presentation of bouquet by young patient to Princess, pan down to young patient's legs, she is disabled. LS. & MS. Princess visits children's ward, walking past patients. Various shots of Princess leaving hospital. Nurses and patients in the grounds waving goodbye. MS. Princess Margaret shaking hands, and entering car.


    Date found in the old record - 01/10/1956.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:08:19:00
    UN 2886 B

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