• Short Summary

    Royal family attend civic reception at Cape Town, South Africa.

  • Description

    Cape Town, South Africa.

    Long shot of Cape Town with Table mountain in background. Several shots of HMS Vanguard arriving to Cape Town, crowd cheering from shore. Royal family coming ashore and they are greeted by President and Prime Minister Smuts. Various shots of crowds along route of royal cars, people cheering.

    Various shots of Royal family arriving by car at civic reception in Cape Town. MS. Royal family on dais during speech of welcome made by administrator and another man - natural sound. He talks about great privilege of Cape Town to welcome the royal family. LS. Royal family on dais. LS. Crowds at civic reception, skyscrapers in the background. Several shots of the King making speech on dais at civic reception - natural sound. He thanks the Cape province and Cape Town on great welcome, then continues to talk about beautiful land etc. Various shots of King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother), Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret, shaking hands with personalities of Cape Town. LS. Royal family leaving civic reception.

    Note from the old record - Cuts 47/17. Natural sound only, bad quality.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:33:00 / 01:54:32:00
    UN 1688 C

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