George, VI, 1895 - 1952 (King of Great Britain and Ireland)
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
This film (part one of a two-part film) records the Royal party leaving Buckingham Palace on January 31st 1947 to cheering crowds and boarding a train at Waterloo Station for Portsmouth. It records the Royal party boarding HMS Vanguard, entertainment on deck during the voyage, and their arrival at Cape Town on February 17th 1947.
This film (second part of a two-part film) records the Royal Party's visit to Kenilworth Racecourse, near Cape Town, the opening by the King of the Ninth Union Parliament, and the Royal Party's visit to Port Elizabeth. It closes with a brief African dancing scene.
Film footage of the visit of King George VI, Queen Elizabeth and Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret to the Union of South Africa during February-April 1947
Two 8 mm cine films (without sound) entitled Royal Tour of South Africa, part 1 no.82005 and Royal Tour of South Africa, part 2 no. 82006. Film type: Cine Kodagraph Eight.
Photocopies of articles regarding the Royal Tour of 1947 taken from editions of four South African newspapers.
- Subject: South Africa (nation) X
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