• Short Summary

    The Royal family visit Bloemfontein in South Africa during the Royal Tour.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - locations and dates unknown / unclear.

    Bloemfontein, South Africa.

    Several shots of a large group of children and young people singing accompanied by a band, at King Park (natural sound).

    The Royal family - King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (Queen Mother), Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret - are seen waiting on Bloemfontein airfield for a plane to take them to an African reserve. Crowds cheer and wave flags.

    L/S of the Royal Car driving past crowds in a street.

    More singing from the massed choir.

    M/S of the royal plane taking off and in flight (Viking plane). Shots of the King and Queen on a walkabout.

    Yet more singing!

    Shots of the royal plane at an airfield. M/S of the aeroplane nose with the royal standard flying from it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2160.11
    Media URN:
    64007
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:16:00 / 01:45:51:00
    Canister:
    UN 1697 B

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