• Short Summary

    Crowds gather in Pretoria as South Africa becomes a republic.

  • Description

    South Africa Republic. Pretoria.

    L/Ss of large crowds in streets. High angle shot of crowds in rain holding umbrellas. L/S of arrival of President elect Charles Robert Swart (Governor General). More shots of large crowds. M/S of platform with cars pulling up. L/S of platform Doctor Verwoerd can be seen making speech. M/S of crowds listening . M/S of groups of people under plastic cover sheltering from rain. M/S of statue of Paul Kruger. Shots of crowds gathering round statue.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1726.08
    Media URN:
    53594
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/06/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:13:00 / 01:23:18:00
    Canister:
    61/45

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