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  • Short Summary

    Cuts from newsreel 47/28 - Royal Tour of South Africa.

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    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unknown or unclear.

    Cuts from newsreel 47/28 - ROYAL TOUR.

    M/S of a Zulu armed with sword and shield, in plumed head-dress, performing a war dance. The royal group - Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II), Princess Margaret, Queen Elizabeth and King George VI watch the native dancing from a dais.

    An old bearded warrior wearing animal skins. M/S of a line of Zulu girls, balancing pots on their heads, walking through tall grass. Large group of Zulu men walking through grass. Several shots of a group of Zulu girls running and dancing. C/Us of two Zulu men.

    M/S of the royal car driving to Eshowe with the King and Queen standing and Princesses sitting. The royals make their way onto the dais and are presented with a scroll (?) by an African man in uniform.

    More shots of Zulus making their way to the royal area and preparing for the display.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:49:00 / 01:20:45:00
    UN 1699 C

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