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    Duke of Edinburgh in Peru, Bolivia and Chile.

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    Title reads: "Duke's Successful Tour".

    Duke's Tour of South America - Peru, Bolivia and Chile.

    M/S Inca boy presenting bouquet and hat to Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip). Various shots of ruined Inca city of Machupicchu, Peru, mountain in distance. We see Duke with party of officials touring around ruins. M/S Inca couple sitting on ruins. More shots Duke and party climbing to highest point of ruins. C/U small Inca child. M/S Duke and Party standing on edge of mountain overlooking city of Cuzco, Peru. L/S large church in Cuzco, crowds are assembled in square to greet to Duke. Various shots traditionally dressed Inca people in crowd. C/U Duke shaking hands with Catholic priests.

    Various shots royal train with pilot car on rails, it is waiting at Juliaca to take the Duke to Puno, Peru. We see the Duke board the train. Various travel shots from moving train. M/S crowds in streets of Puno waving flags. Duke and party walk down main street. Various shots Duke and President of Peru watching traditional dancing in main square. One of the dances looks like a Maypole dance.

    L/S of Lake Titicaca. M/S of river boat "Ollanta". C/U Duke of bridge with captain. The boat crosses the lake, crossing border from Peru to Bolivia. Various shots Duke arriving in Guaqui, crowds and guard of honour wait on quayside. M/S Duke waving from door of train taking him to La Paz. Various street scenes in La Paz with Inca people selling fruit and vegetables from stalls. Various shots of ticker tape parade through city. Duke and President Estenssoro of Bolivia ride in convertible car. L/S presidential palace. Various shots Duke presenting GCMG to Dr. Estenssoro.

    L/S industrial school of Pedro Domingo Murillo. Various shots Duke touring school. Duke talks to some of the students. Boys help push Duke's car up muddy slope. Various shots Duke walking through La Paz, women through confetti over him. Various shots Duke watching traditional masked "Devil Dance" in sports stadium. Various shots Duke visiting Cosmic Physics Lab on mountain top, it snows heavily. Various shots of Duke visiting Fabulosa tin mine. Miners march past Duke in military style.

    Aerial shots of Andes mountains. Various shots Santiago, Chile. Various shots Duke and President walking through towns. Various shots Duke unveiling plaque on arch commemorating liberation of Chile.

    Please note: the selected originals (cuts, rushes, out-takes) for this story are in colour.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:41:00 / 01:38:13:00

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