• Short Summary

    Royals meet with King Imwiko in Northern Rhodesia.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Barotseland, Northern Rhodesia. Material regarding the Royal Tour to Southern Africa.

    Various shots of men of the Barotse tribe paddling a canoe, with rhythmic strokes carrying their King Imwiko up the Zambesi River.

    CU Imwiko sitting in state under a canopy in the canoe. He wears regalia somewhat like that of an ancient Admiral.

    MS the foremost paddlers in the prow of the canoe, the leader utters a dog like cry which gives a lead to the rhythm of the rest of the crew.

    CU a tribesman beating on a tom tom drum.

    MS Imwiko walks off the canoe, preceded by tom tom players.

    MS King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) sit waiting for the Chief.

    MS King George VI presents Imwiko with a medallion and scroll of honour. Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) is in the background.

    Possibly connected with 47/35 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1512.20
    Media URN:
    59552
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:17:00 / 01:27:35:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 007 I

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