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    Royal Family in Cape Town, South Africa.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    Cape Town, South Africa.

    Various shots table covered with fruit. Various shots Royal cars arriving. C/U Field Marshal Jan Smuts with young woman photographer. Various shots Royal family arriving in cars at Youth Rally - King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret. Various shos cheering crowds.

    Various shots King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (Queen Mother) arriving for the opening of parliament (King wears military uniform). Various shots Royal family shaking hands with people (King is in civvies). Various shots Royal procession on the way to the opening of Parliament.

    Various shots guests at a picnic - very formal, all look rich and white. L/S grandstand at the races. Panning shot of Boy Scouts at races. More shots Royal Party arriving by car at Youth Rally. Various shots garden party - women are dressed very formally in long, old fashioned dresses. Various shots military band playing and marching down main street. L/S kilted troops marching down main street. L/S Royal family driving down street with cavalry.

    This item is cuts from newsreel item 47/18, titled "Royal Tour".

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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:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:08:11:00
    UN 1692 A

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