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  • Short Summary

    Royal visit to South Africa. Visit to snake farm.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Royal visit to South Africa. Visit to snake farm.

    LS MS the Royal family (King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother), Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret) peering at the keeper as he releases snakes from a basket. VS of snakes on grass. MS a snake rears as the keeper aggravates it with a stick. MS a mamba swishing in the water. CU Old Johannis, the African snake farmer, playing with the snakes, winding one round his neck. He is heavily padded and wears thick goggles. SV of Queen and Princesses watching snakes.

    Possibly connected with 47/21 - MD.

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    Film ID:
    1489.25
    Media URN:
    58800
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:06:00 / 01:31:02:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 094

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