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  • Short Summary

    British royal family in Pretoria, South Africa.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Royal tour 1946 / 1947. Pretoria, South Africa.

    MS car drawing up, King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother), Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret get out. MS King meeting Field Marshal Jan Smuts and other officers. Various shots royal family meeting officials. MS as they walk to the dais. MS Reverend J A Gurney consecrating drums. MS the King and Field Marshal Smuts walking across field to regiment. Various shots as King presents Colours. MS King walking along with Smuts. MS regiments slow marching along. LS King saluting on dais. Various shots troops marching. MS King presenting medals to officers. MS royal family on dais. MS King presenting medals. CU's regiments marching past.

    MS car drawing up at cenotaph, CU as royal family get out and are greeted by Mr and Mrs Pienaar. MS King inspecting kilted troops. MS King and others standing by war memorial. MS King and Queen walking along followed by Princesses, good shots. The King is in civilian suit with medals on his chest. Various shots watching march past by ex-servicemen. MS Queen laying wreath on war memorial.

    LS people ready for ball. Various shots as Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret in evening dress pass through a guard of honour of girls carrying flowers. Various shots of the ball, various shots people dancing.

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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:
    01:24:50:00 / 01:34:22:00
    UN 1678 A

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