• Short Summary

    Footage of the Princess opening docks on royal tour of South Africa.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Similar footage to UN 1650 A. East London in South Africa

    More shots of Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) giving speech to declare the 'Elizabeth' dock open. Various shots of the royal procession making way through streets of the city. Large crowds line the street. Various shots of the frigate the Transvaal in the dock, sailors salute the Princess. Numerous shots of the Princess walking past the crowd. L/S of the Princess watching Transvaal move past. More good shots of the Princess giving opening speech in very windy conditions. The Princess inspects troops. More shots of the Transvaal coming into the dock. Various similar shots, Princess giving speech etc.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2140.02
    Media URN:
    63590
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:40:00 / 01:12:10:00
    Canister:
    UN 1650 B

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