• Short Summary

    British royal family on tour of South Africa.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Royal Tour of South Africa 1947.

    Various informal shots of the royal family walking in a garden. King George VI wears shorts and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) a linen dress with matching sun hat. Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret walk with them. Various shots of the King and Queen with Field Marshal Jan Smuts who has a camera.

    MS Smuts taking a photograph, pan to press cameramen taking shots. MS King, Queen, the two princesses and Smuts, posing and walking in the grounds. Rugged scenery in background. MS as Smuts takes a photograph of the Royals as they walk past him.

    MS mass of Zulu warriors dancing. MS car drawing up on field, people run alongside. Various shots car travelling along. MS as car stops and royal family get out. LS King making speech. MS people in crowd listening. Various shots Zulus dancing, others run to see the royal family. MS Zulus performing tribal dance. Various shots Zulus.

    Cuts for 47/28.

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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:
    01:43:31:00 / 01:50:19:00
    UN 1700 B

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