• Short Summary

    Child evacuees arrive in Cape Town and get a warm civic welcome.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "South Africa Welcomes Children From Britain".

    Cape Town, South Africa.

    VS. of ship entering Cape Town harbour, its decks are crowded with British evacuee children, also shots of the children on the decks looking over the ship's rail towards Cape Town.

    CU South African High Commissioner and the Mayor of Cape Town.

    MS of the South African Minister of Social Welfare giving a speech of welcome to the children and of the children clapping him.

    CU of boy - 5 year old Ronnie Stephenson.

    MS of the children going ashore from the ship.

    CU Children writing letters home.

    VS of the children seated at a tea party given at the Governor's General's residence.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1061.08
    Media URN:
    21235
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/11/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:01:00 / 01:12:48:00
    Canister:
    40/91

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