• Short Summary

    General Smuts takes salute at march past of South African home guard.

  • Description

    Title reads: "South Africa's Home Guard".

    Johannesburg, South Africa.

    Various shots of troop of home guardsmen - "the Mines' Engineering Brigade" - marching through city. The march into a sports' stadium, "the Wanderer's Ground". M/S of Prime Minister General Smuts standing on platform with military officers. Smuts takes the salute as the home guard marches past. Various shots of Smuts inspecting the troops. M/S of Smuts giving a speech. Various shots of troops listening.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1101.22
    Media URN:
    38437
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:19:00 / 01:33:04:00
    Canister:
    41/17

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