• Short Summary

    Military Displays in Cape Town and Johannesburg and Durban to mark the Silver Jubilee.

  • Description

    Johannesburg & Durban, South Africa.
    Ethiopia (formerly Abyssinia)

    Title card reads: "South Africa celebrates Jubilee - Display at Cape Town, Johannesburg & Durban".

    Cape Town: WS. Military Parade in progress on Green Point common tractors pulling artillery guns. WS. The Earl of Clarendon (?), Governor General, saluting. WS From behind the saluting base as the troops march past. WS. Crowds. MS. Young girl holding up a South African flag. LS. Boy Scouts parading and being inspected by a Scout Master. MS. Scout Master saluting. WS. Rally for 4,000 Boy Scouts, Girl Guides, Path Finders and Wayfarers on Rosebank sports ground. LS. Boy Scouts on parade. LS. Boy Scouts.

    Johannesburg: WS. Troops parading MS. Mr Pierot (? ), South African Minister of Defence, on the saluting base. WS Troops marching through. WS. Crowds. LS. Naval troops. WS. High Angle showing large part of the parade ground. WS. Ground to Air aerial display by the South African Air Force. Air to air shot biplanes from the South African Air Force. Air to sir biplanes in flight. Ground to air biplanes. WS. African people dancing in lines in a display in Swaziland.

    Durban: WS. Crowds around the saluting base. WS. Troops on parade with the sea as a backdrop. WS. Wide avenue. High angle showing troops marching past. WS. High angle as Naval troops march through WS. Naval troops hauling a field gun. WS. The saluting base. WS. March past. WS. March past. LS. Dr Coplin (?), the Lord Mayor, on the saluting base. WS. March past.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:14:00 / 01:16:13:00

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