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    Ibadan, W. Nigeria

    Various shots of over 17,000 coloured school children and members of voluntary organisations assembled on the race course at Ibadan, to welcome Her Royal Highness, Princess Royal. Various shots of Princess Royal's drive in a limousine passed waving crowds to the pavilion. LS. CU. Princess Royal alighting from car, Governor Sir John Rankine, helps her out of the car. SV. Princess Royal and Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Premier shows her to the pavilion, followed by Sir John Rankine. MS. Princess Royal receiving bouquet, she then takes seat beside Sir John. LS. Princess holding bouquet. BV. LS. Princess Royal and Sir John Rankine leaving pavilion and climbing into an open landrover, in which she stands up and begins her drive to inspect Ibadan children, ex-servicemen and members of various voluntary organisation who are lining either side of road, with the children waving their white handkerchiefs. CU's. coloured children waving. LS. Princess continuing her inspection drive. CU. Coloured children wearing school caps. MS. LS. Princess standing up in landrover. Various shots of cheering crowds as Princess arrives back at the pavilion. More shots of cheering crowds as landrover is driven passed. (F.G.) Most of the footage shows the princess in the open-top landrover, and crowds of youngsters looking on and cheering.

    Note: RANKINE, SIR JOHN K.C. M.G., K.C.V.O. GOVERNOR OF WESTERN NIGERIA

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    British Pathé
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    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    69427
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2580.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:08:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:52:00 / 01:29:57:00
    Canister:
    UN 3033 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 3033 C
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    Sport & Leisure Historical Figures & Celebrities
    WorkSpaces
    NIGERIA 1940 -1952 Temporary Workspaces: 13.7.2010 02:48 Nigeria Nigerian Roads Nigerian Independence White People in Nigeria Nigeria
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