Duchess In Sarawak Aka Duchess Of Kent In… 1952

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    Sarawak, Borneo.

    LV. Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, accompanied by the Governor of Sarawak Sir Anthony Abell, being presented to the Bishop of Borneo, Right Reverend Nigel Cornwall. LV. Crowd looking on. SV. Duke and Duchess shaking hands with official. SV. Sarawakians looking on. SV. Towards, Duchess inspecting Guard of Honour of Sarawak Constabulary. SV. Boy Scouts lined up in grounds of Batu Lintang Teachers Training College at Kuching. CU. Sarawak scout. LV.SCU. Duchess inspecting Girl Guides. SV. Scouts looking on. SV. Duchess inspecting Scouts. MV. Duchess inspecting - she stops to speak to Salvation Army worker. SCU. Duchess speaking to Salvation Army woman. LV. Bishop of Borneo and congregation at foundation stone ceremony at Sarawak Cathedral. SV. Bishop. SV.LV. Duchess of Kent. LV.SV. Duchess putting cement under stone. MV. Sarawaks looking on. SV. Duchess tapping stone with hammer. SV. Dayaks in native costume, lining road at Sibu. SV. Two Dayaks. LV. Duchess walking down line of Dayaks. CU. Dayak. SV. Lau King Howe hospital notice. GV. Howe hospital. SV. Duchess receiving scissors from Dayak boy, also present Malay and Chinese boys. Duchess takes scissors and cuts tapes. SCU. Duchess posing with three boys. GV. Local inhabitants presenting presents to Duchess in garden of residency. SV.SCU. Duchess admiring vase. SV. Sarawaks looking on. SV. Duchess trying on small coolie's hat. SV. Sarawaks looking on. SV. Duchess posing with locals, wearing coolie's hat. Pan down to feathered Dayak. LV. Duchess posing with group.


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    01:38:11:00 / 01:40:13:00
    52/87 (Special)
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