• Short Summary

    Native dance ceremony in Suva to receive the Duke of Gloucester.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: FIJIANS HAIL KING'S SON Duke of Gloucester receives native homage. Warriors perform fearsome dances in honour of His Royal Highness.

    FIJI: Suva: Gen. front view of Cruiser. Semi cu. of rowboats leaving for shore. Semi view follow shot of Duke inspecting troops. Gen. view Natives carrying large vats. Semi follow shot of Native walking to Duke. Back view Native approaches Duke and gives him cap. Semi view of Duke drinking. Elev. gen view, semi view and cu. of Natives doing war Dance. Semi view follow shot of Duke towards and past camera.

    Sound Effects: Off-stage voice talks about Duke's visit and describes Warriors performing fearsome Dances in Honour of H. R. H. Loud beating of drums.

    Royalty; Prince Henry of Great Britain, 1st Duke of Gloucester (1900-1974), Music and Dance; Indigenous Peoples; British Empire
    Background: Native dance ceremony in Suva to receive the Duke of Gloucester.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4U4RT1WR4RTXH12OAHZSJG081
    Media URN:
    VLVA4U4RT1WR4RTXH12OAHZSJG081
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/03/1935
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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