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  • Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story "Pacific Isles Hail The Duke" - 59/32.

  • Description

    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Pacific Isles Hail The Duke" 59/32.

    Various shots Langa Langa Lagoon off Malaita, Pacific Islands. Shots of Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) crossing water by jack-stay from Royal Yacht Britannia to HMNZS Rotoiti.

    Various shots of the island of Vaitupu showing islanders preparing banquet, bringing gifts of welcome and performing tribal dances watched by the Duke. Duke meets leading people of the island and is shown round a village. He also shown canoes and is then carried in ceremonial chair surrounded by dancers.

    G/V Royal yacht Britannia dressed overall. G/V Rotoiti in background and canoe in foreground. Various shots of Duke at tiller of an outrigger racing canoe. L/S Rotoiti. L/S Britannia.

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    Film ID:
    1577.07
    Media URN:
    50565
    Group:
    Selected originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:21:00 / 01:17:08:00
    Canister:
    59/32 J (Selected Originals)

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