The Hearn family who emigrated from England to South Africa received further "red carpet" treatment as they go west island from Cape Town to Johannesburg in the Transvaal, were Mr.
Hearn family leaving their hotel in Cape Town
Shot of station board, showing name Pearl (pronounced as written - name means Pearl; it is in the heart of the grape-growing region of the Cape)
People of platform
Mr. and Mrs. Hearn and children come on to platform
Presentation of a KWV enu de cologne to Mrs. Hearn.
Bottle of champagne and drinking set, in gift packing, presented to Mr. Hearn
Children receive bottles of grade juice, which they drink on the station
Arrival of train at Wellington, about seven miles further along line, in the heart of the fruit-growing area
Mr. and Mrs. Hearn are presented with gift baskets of sun-ripened fruit (dried fruit) which is produced in the area
See also previous shipment, sent June 29, 1961, of arrival of Hearn family in Cape Town Castle
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Background: The Hearn family who emigrated from England to South Africa received further "red carpet" treatment as they go west island from Cape Town to Johannesburg in the Transvaal, were Mr. Hearn will be given employment as a fitter. Both Mr. and Mrs. Hearn said they were very impressed with what they had seen of South Africa, and with its hospitality