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  • Short Summary

    Royal family in South Africa.

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    Cape Town, South Africa.

    Several shots of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) on deck of HMS Vanguard. Queen is wearing white turban.

    MS. Princess Margaret and Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) playing "tag" with officers on deck of the Vanguard. King and Queen looking on. CU. Princess Elizabeth laughing with a friend. MS. Princesses playing 'cat and mouse' with officers. Good footage of the Princesses having fun. MS. Kitten on deck of the Vanguard.

    King and Queen reading a letter. More shots of the princesses having fun. Nice shots of King and Queen walking along deck. King lifts tennis (or badminton) net on deck for Queen to walk under. Princess Margaret walking along deck with an officer. Princess Margaret standing with King and Queen reading paper. Guns on the Vanguard.

    Royal Family on deck, crew lined up beside them. MS. Queen and two Princesses standing onboard the Vanguard, Princess Elizabeth holding sailor's hat. More shots of the princesses playing with crew. More shots of the crew lined up.

    Note from the old record - Cuts 47/17.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:34:00 / 01:58:14:00
    UN 1688 B

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