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  • Short Summary

    Cuts from newsreel 47/18 - Royal Tour, opening of South African Parliament.

  • Description

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

    Cuts from newsreel story 47/18 - Royal Tour 1947.

    South Africa.

    L/S rear view of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (Queen Mother) standing on steps of Parliament and entering waiting car. Kilted troops line the street.

    L/S of King and Queen sitting on thrones in South African Parliament while the speaker addresses them. The King removes hat whilst sitting on the throne. L/S Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret stand on the balcony watching the ceremony.

    L/S Royal car with cavalry escort driving along street in Cape Town. L/S of train standing on quayside. HMS Vanguard can be seen in the background. Crowds cheer the Royal car.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2156.07
    Media URN:
    63953
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:50:00 / 01:34:46:00
    Canister:
    UN 1690 C

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