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    Full title reads: "Durbar For Queen".

    Kumasi, Accra, Ghana (Gold Coast).

    SV Ashanti chiefs waiting for the arrival of Queen Elizabeth II. LV Many chiefs waiting. CU One of the chiefs Ashanti chiefs. LV A Mass of them sitting around the arena together with large umbrellas waiting. SV Pan more Ashanti chiefs arriving with their wives walking across the Kumasi sports stadium. SV Ashanti chiefs dressed in colourful robes watching a character dancing while he waits. SV A Character dancing in front of the chief. CU The same Ashanti chief as in scene GV Main street in Kumasi with motor cycle escort as the Queens car drives past cheering crowds on route for the sports stadium SV Native crowds waving. SV Towards and pan the Queen standing up in her car waving with President Kwame Nkrumah pan to car as it comes into back view past cheering crowds. SV crowds cheering and waving. Various shots of musicians playing and singing. VS Queen, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and President Nkrumah arrive. Shots of dresses printed with photograph of Queen and President. VS Queen meeting chiefs. VS Royal party watch walk past by chiefs from dais.

    VS of another Durbar at Cape Coast. Car arrives. Queen and Duke are introduced to various chiefs. Queen presented with gifts. Scenes of Ghanaians dancing. Royal Car leaves.

    VS of Horse racing meet at the Accra Turf Club. VS of crowds arriving. Queen and Nkrumah arriving in car. Queen watches racing from Royal Box. Queen watches horses in parade ring. Various shots of race - won by 'Hooray'. VS of crowds and people collecting winning from bets. MS of Queen Elizabeth II presenting cup to winning owner.

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    British Pathé
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    01:28:58:00 / 01:36:46:00
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    EII couleur divers Commonwealth Tours: 1960s Untitled Workspace Commonwealth Tours: 1960s Royal Tours African material, 1950-70 Elizabeth Elizabeth Kwame Nkrumah
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