• Short Summary

    Basuto Tribesmen welcome Royal Family in South Africa.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Basuto Tribesmen welcome King George VI. Royal Tour of South Africa, 1947.

    Various shots King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (Queen Mother), Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret seated on dais watching tribesmen. Various shots King, Queen and Princesses shaking hands with the Chieftainess Mantsebo Seeiso.

    Various shots of crowd of tribesmen on horseback gathering for occasion. King invests Chieftainess Mantsebo Seeiso. Various shots of black township / camp. Various shots the Royal car driving through streets lined crowds of black South Africans.

    Cuts / out-takes from edited newsreel story titled - BASUTO TRIBESMEN WELCOME THE KING in 47/24. See separate record for details.

    Note: some old records and paperwork refer to this item as UN 1694 A.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2158.08
    Media URN:
    63982
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:31:00 / 01:48:10:00
    Canister:
    UN 1694 B (aka UN 1694 A)

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