Sir Patrick Duncan presents Jan Smuts with Field Marshal's baton on behalf of King. Pretoria.
Item title reads - A Field Marshal's baton.
Pretoria, South Africa.
L/S interior of Government House, Pretoria. M/S of Governor General of South Africa, Sir Patrick Duncan, making a speech. Various shots as he presents the Field Marshal's baton to Field Marshal Jan Smuts on behalf of King George VI as a symbol of his high office. C/U's figure of St. George and the dragon on top and inscription underneath. Various shots as Smuts reads letter from the King. C/U of Smuts with baton.