• Short Summary

    Departure scenes on the dockside at Cape Town as the Royals leave South Africa.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    South Africa. Departure scenes on the dockside at Cape Town and on board the warship HMS Vanguard.

    LS King George VI and Prime Minister Field Marshal Jan Christian Smuts walking along the quay to join the rest of the Royal party before going aboard.

    CU Head shot of Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother). Head shots in turn of the King, Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret Rose, as they pass in succession before the camera saying goodbye and shaking hands with personalities.

    MS they walk up the gangplank and are piped aboard.(nat sound).

    MS They walk past the nameplate Vanguard on the deck.

    MS back view of Royal Family on the ship as they wave to the crowds.

    MS as the Vanguard moves away from the quay, crowds watching the departure cheer.

    Possibly connected with 47/36 - MD.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1512.21
    Media URN:
    59553
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:39:00 / 01:28:46:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 007 K

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