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Africa Acclaims the King

Series

Series Name
British Paramount News

Issue

Issue No.
1669
Date Released
27 Feb 1947
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Africa Acclaims the King

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 1
Summary
First pictures arrival of Royal Family in South Africa. Graphic dispatch includes intimate scenes aboard battleship Vanguard. Princesses join in deck games and Neptune ceremonies when crossing the line. Governor General van Zyl and Field Marshal Smuts welcome Royal Family on to soil of South Africa. Films of civic reception and garden party at Governor General’s country estate conclude this first first report of royal visit.
Keywords
Royalty; Politics and government; Social events; Ceremonies; Military
Locations
Cape Town; South Africa
Footage sources
British Movietone News
Library number
16027
Credits:
Camera
Baxter
Soundman
Derek Stiles
Camera
George Noble
Camera
Graham T. Thompson
Camera
K. Sara
Camera
Paul Wyand
Length of story (in feet)
667
Story extras:

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Film Archive

Name
Reuters Archive Licensing: Screen Ocean
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Web
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Phone
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Address
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Notes
British Pathe Ltd (qv) also handles the Reuters Historical Collection, which includes the British Paramount, Empire British, Gaumont Graphic and Gaumont British newsreels.
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