• Short Summary

    Harold Macmillan concludes his tour of Africa.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Farewell to Africa.

    Cape Town.

    L/S Cape Town, camera pans to section of Table Mountain. M/S of British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan's car approaching camera along mountain road. M/S of Groot Constantia house, once the residence of the Dutch Governor of the Cape, now a national monument. M/S garden party in progress there, M/S of Macmillan and his wife Dorothy. M/S of vineyards, camera pans up to show mountain background. M/S of Macmillan and party looking at the scenery.

    M/S of the house of Mr M. Abrahams, a Malay businessman, where Lady Dorothy is to have tea. Various interior shots of Lady Dorothy sat with other guests at the table. M/S as a Malay woman offers her a cake from a plate. L/S of the Union Castle liner "Cape Town Castle" in dock at Cape Town. M/S Macmillan shaking hands with Prime Minister Dr. Verwoerd at the quayside. M/S crowd waving. The couple wave from the gangplank. C/U Dorothy in a bonnet, she waves from the ship. L/S as the camera pans across Table Mountain, the top of which is shrouded in mist.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:07:00 / 01:48:26:00

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