• Short Summary

    ANOTHER KIND OF CHRISTMAS RUSH IS TAKING PLACE IN SOUTH AFRICA - THAT OF EMIGRANTS.?

  • Description

    1.
    GV CAPE TOWN.
    0.05

    2.
    LV "EMPRESS OF ENGLAND" DOCKS.
    0.08

    3.
    LV DITTO.
    0.15

    4.
    LV MIGRANTS WAVE FROM DECK.
    0.20

    5.
    GV PEOPLE ON DOCKSIDE.
    0.23

    6.
    CU "EMPRESS OF ENGLAND" NAME ON SHIP.
    0.26

    7.
    MV BAG-PIPERS.
    0.30

    8.
    MV PEOPLE WATCH ARRIVALS.
    0.32

    9.
    MV MIGRANTS DOWN GANGWAY (3 SHOTS)
    0.47

    10.
    MV PEOPLE WATCH
    0.49

    11.
    RV..WOMAN DOWN GANGWAY.
    0.52

    12.
    GV PEOPLE MOVE TO IMMIGRATION DEPARTMENT.
    0.54

    13.
    MV FAMILY IN IMMIGRATION OFFICE.
    0.57

    14.
    CU GIRL.
    1.00

    15.
    GV IMMIGRANTS CROSS SQUARE.
    1.11



    Initials PGR/S/RM/GH


    EDITORS: SEE ALSO PROD 9876/63 DEC 4 - 500 U.K. MIGRANTS LEAVE FOR SOUTH AFRICA.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: ANOTHER KIND OF CHRISTMAS RUSH IS TAKING PLACE IN SOUTH AFRICA - THAT OF EMIGRANTS. FROM NOW UNTIL YEAR'S END, OVER 1,000 SETTLERS FROM BRITAIN AND THE CONTINENT WILL ARRIVE ABOARD SEVERAL SHIPS AT CAPE TOWN TO START A NEW LIFE.

    VANGUARD OF THE INTAKE - OVER 100 EMIGRANTS - DISEMBARKED FROM THE LIBER "EMPRESS OF ENGLAND" AT CAPE TOWN ON FRIDAY, FILMED HERE.

    AND NEXT THURSDAY (DEC 19), 500 BRITISH EMIGRANTS - THE BIGGEST SINGLE BATCH TO ARRIVE IN CAPE TOWN - WILL STEP ASHORE FROM THE "EMPRESS OF BRITAIN". THEY INCLUDE 180 CHILDREN.

    ALL THE EMIGRANTS RECEIVE GBP60 GOVERNMENT GRANT TOWARDS THEIR FARE. WHEN THEY ARRIVE, THEY'RE GIVEN FREE TRAVEL EXPENSES AND ACCOMMODATION UNTIL THEY FIND A JOB. BRITONS NOW ACCOUNT FOR A THIRD OF SOUTH AFRICA'S IMMIGRANTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA679P0C402OQL0WV119Q6MRFLZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA679P0C402OQL0WV119Q6MRFLZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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