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    Latest pictures from Rhodesia as Ian Smith lays foundation stone for new casino.

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    Item title reads - Latest film despatch.

    Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe).

    Aerial view Victoria Falls. M/S's statue of Livingstone. Various shots Ian Smith looking at Victoria Falls. L/S of the Falls. C/U as Smith walks away from the Falls. M/S Rhodesia's first casino building. M/S people at the ceremony, pan to Smith making the opening speech. C/U of him speaking. M/S people applauding. Various shots as Smith lays the foundation stone. M/S people applauding. M/S Simon Arch, backer of the project, presenting Mrs Smith with a brooch in the shape of a Flame Lily, Rhodesia's national flower.

    M/S Rhodesia's elder statesman Sir Roy Welensky and his wife taking tea in the garden of their home alongside swimming pool, in the pool are their three grandchildren Roy, Claire and Alistair. M/S Sir Roy and Lady Welensky. M/S's the grandchildren swimming in pool. M/S the children swimming in pool with Roy. C/U Lady Welensky watching from side of pool. C/U Sir Roy in the pool with one of his grandchildren on his back. M/S's Sir Humphrey Gibbs, Governor of Rhodesia, walking out onto their lawn at Government House to pose for pictures.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:49:00 / 01:43:16:00

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