• Short Summary

    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.

  • Description

    1.
    Hearn family leaving their hotel in Cape Town


    2.
    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)


    3.
    People of platform


    4.
    Brain arrives


    5.
    Mr. and Mrs. Hearn and children come on to platform


    6.
    Presentation of a KWV enu de cologne to Mrs. Hearn.


    7.
    Bottle of champagne and drinking set, in gift packing, presented to Mr. Hearn


    8.
    Children receive bottles of grade juice, which they drink on the station


    9.
    Arrival of train at Wellington, about seven miles further along line, in the heart of the fruit-growing area


    10.
    Mr. and Mrs. Hearn are presented with gift baskets of sun-ripened fruit (dried fruit) which is produced in the area




    Initials


    See also previous shipment, sent June 29, 1961, of arrival of Hearn family in Cape Town Castle

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    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

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9W52YB69452UELVRTSPI8YHR6
    Media URN:
    VLVA9W52YB69452UELVRTSPI8YHR6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/06/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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