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  • Short Summary

    Cuts from newsreel story 47/35 - Royal Tour of South Africa.

  • Description

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

    Cuts from newsreel story 47/35 - Royal Tour of South Africa.

    Northern Rhodesia.

    Shots of boats coming along the Zambesi River, carrying the royal family - King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (Queen Mother), Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret. The King inspects troops after landing.

    Natural sound of drums as we see Barotse tribesmen paddling a boat along the river, carrying King Imwiko of the Barotse tribe of Northern Rhodesia. Shots of the men playing drums on the boat.

    The King and Queen sit on stiff-backed wooden chairs on a platform watching as King Imwiko approaches, accompanied by drummers (natural sound). More shots of tribesmen paddling boats and canoes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2160.05
    Media URN:
    64001
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:45:00 / 01:20:56:00
    Canister:
    UN 1696 C

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