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  • Short Summary

    Prince Charles of Belgium meets with King of Zaire.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    Prince Charles of Belgium in Belgian Congo (Zaire).

    C/U signposts. Various shots of people in tribal robes waiting to see the Prince. M/S welcome banner. More shots crowds. The Prince's car passes and the crowds applaud. Various shots crowd on the move, some of the men bang drums, others carry reed baskets full of gifts. L/S government house. Various shots Prince meeting King Nwami Rudahigwa and his government officials. Governor General presents King with Great Cross of Leopold's order. Various shots Prince outside large grass hut. He and other European dignitaries (including Governor General of Congo) watch high jump competition (slightly different to Western version, looks like traditional game). Various shots men in traditional tribal costumes dancing. Some European women watch from house. Tracking shot of crowd waving grass fans as Prince's car passes.

    Date on original dope sheet is 15/08/1947.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:17:00 / 01:36:56:00
    UN 1785 C

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