• Short Summary

    AT THE ROYAL RHODESIA AIR FORCE BASE AT NEW SARUM, NEAR SALISBURY, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF MOZAMBIQUE,PORTUGUESE REAR-ADMIRAL SARMENTO RODRIGUES, AND HIS WIFE ARRIVED BY AIR, JUNE 12, FOR AN OFFICIAL FIVE-DAY VISIT.

  • Description

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    LV PLANE TAXIES
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    2.
    LV LORD DALHOUSIE WALKS TOWARDS PLANE
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    3.
    SV GOVERNOR-GENERAL RODRIGUES LEAVES PLANE, GREETED BY LORD DALHOUSIE
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    4.
    CU RODRIGUES, TILT TO FLAG
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    5.
    LV RODRIGUES INSPECTS GUARD OF HONOUR
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    6.
    SV & CU..RODRIGUES MEETS VIP'S
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    7.
    ANGLE SHOT..PLANES PASS OVER
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    LV & CU..RODRIGUES MEETS MAYOR IVOR PITCH ON TOWN HALL STEPS
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    9.
    SV AFRICANS WATCH
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    10.
    SV AFRICANS WOMAN WITH CHILD
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    11.
    GV JAMESON AVENUE - AFRICAN MOUNTED POLICE ESCORT RODRIGUES IN CAR
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    12.
    CU CAR, PAN TO REAR VIEW
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    Initials KJ/S/JF/ES



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: AT THE ROYAL RHODESIA AIR FORCE BASE AT NEW SARUM, NEAR SALISBURY, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF MOZAMBIQUE,PORTUGUESE REAR-ADMIRAL SARMENTO RODRIGUES, AND HIS WIFE ARRIVED BY AIR, JUNE 12, FOR AN OFFICIAL FIVE-DAY VISIT.

    LORD DALHOUSIE, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION, AND SIR HUMPHREY GIBBS, GOVERNOR OF SOUTHERN RHODESIA, HEADED THE RECEPTION COMMITTEE WAITING TO WELCOME THE VISITOR FROM MOZAMBIQUE, WHO INSPECTED A GUARD OF HONOUR BY GREEN-UNIFORMED MEN OF THE RHODESIA LIGHT INFANTRY. AFTER THE OFFICIAL WELCOME, REAR-ADMIRAL RODRIGUES AND HIS WIFE MET THE FEDERAL DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER, SIR MALCOLM BARROW, ACTING FOR SIR ROY WELENSKY, AND SIR EDGAR WHITEHEAD, PRIME MINISTER OF SOUTHERN RHODESIA.

    FROM THE AIRFIELD, THE PORTUGUESE GOVERNOR-GENERAL WAS TAKEN TO THE TOWN HALL, WHERE A LARGE CROWD OF EUROPEANS AND AFRICANS WATCHED AS MAYOR IVOR PITCH DELIVERED AN ADDRESS OF WELCOME.

    MOUNTED BRITISH SOUTH AFRICA POLICE ESCORTED THE VISITOR DOWN SKY-SCRAPER LINED JAMESON AVENUE ON THE LAST STAGE OF HIS WAY INTO TOWN TO GOVERNMENT HOUSE, THE ADMINISTRATIVE CENTRE OF THE RHODESIAN FEDERATION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAECGLSXHPZ6RYM82814A2EHPA
    Media URN:
    VLVAAECGLSXHPZ6RYM82814A2EHPA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/06/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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