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    Material relating to newsreel story "Farewell to Africa" - 60/13.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Farewell to Africa" - 60/13. Original story is on *PM1664*.

    Various shots of Table Mountain shrouded in mist. M/S Cape Town with Table Mountain in background. Various shots of rocky coastline. M/S aeroplane taxiing. Various shots of Harold Macmillan making speech at airport. M/S as he and his wife wave at crowds gathered to see them. Various scenic shots of Cape Town. Various shots of Parliament House, Macmillan emerges and waves.

    Various shots of the Groot Constantia house. M/S of Macmillan on steps wearing hat with leopardskin band. Various scenic shots of vineyards, countryside and statues. Camera pans around and up monuments as Macmillan looks at them. L/S across city and bay to mountain shrouded in mist. Very good scenic shots. Various shots of the ship "Cape Town Castle", the couple go up the gangplank and wave. M/S's as the ship sails.

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    Film ID:
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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:06:06:00
    60/13 B (Selected Originals)

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