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    Kaduna, Nigeria.

    At Kaduna, capital of Northern Nigeria, thousands of tribesmen welcome the Queen with a Royal Durbar - perhaps the most exotically spectacular event she has yet seen. LV. Nigerian horsemen coming along road and assembling for the Queen's drive past. SCU. Pan, Nigerian horseman. SV. Pan, more people arriving. SV. Three horsemen waiting for the arrival. SCU. Two horsemen banging drums, & CU. SCU. Group of horsemen. LV. Group of horsemen, some blowing 8 foot long trumpets. SV. Horseman blowing another King of trumpet. GV. Roadway with horsemen lined up on either side with the Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh driving past in sports Rolls Royce. Pan to back view as car drives past. GV. Horsemen following down roadway after Queen has passed. GV. Kaduna Durbar Arena. LV. Nigerian Chief on horse with large sunshade waiting for Queen's arrival. SCU. Group of Nigerians waiting, another Nigerian Chief in the centre. CU. Nigerian Chief. LV. Another group waiting. CU. A tribal warrior. LV. Royal car driving past Nigerians and Chiefs on route for the Arena, pan to back view. CU. Another warrior. GV. Queen and Prince Philip arriving in their car. SCU. Group of warriors with pot like hats and holding kettles. CU. Pan down from warriors hat to kettle. SV. Queen and Duke standing alongside car at base of dais. SV. Group in tribal costume. SCU. Queen and Duke seated on the Royal dais, the Queen is handed a programme of the Durbar.

    GV. Warriors dancing CU. Headdress. SV. Group standing around some beating drums and two warriors dancing. SCU. Three warriors dancing dressed in straw pan down to feet. LV. Group dancing dressed in striped baggy trousers. CU. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh watching from Royal dais. CU. Warrior dancing. LV. Group of warriors dancing dressed in multi coloured suit of beads. SCU. Warriors dancing. LV. Queen and Duke on dais watching. GV. Tribal chiefs etc. on horseback heading the procession for the march past they raise right fist in Hausa salute. LV. Queen and Duke watching. Duke salutes. LV. group of warriors dancing past the Royal Dais. SCU. Warriors dancing. GV. Of procession with massed crowds in the background. SCU. Group passing giving the Hausa salute. SCU. Of group giving salute. LV. Queen and Duke on Royal dais. GV. Nigerian warrior performing a type of headstand and then spinning. SCU. Dancers moving past whirling tails from their rear followed by men beating drums. CU. Pan two warriors dressed overall in straw & material doing a samba like shuffle. SV. Group of warriors dancing towards camera dressed all in straw with black pointed headgear. LV. Chief on horse followed by group on foot playing drums and 8 foot trumpets. SCU. Queen and Duke on dais watching. LV. Large group of Nigerian chiefs some wearing pot like hats and carrying kettles marching towards. CU. Pan man past on horseback wearing large kind of turban. SCU. Warriors on horses riding past. SCU. A group on camels. SCU. Warrior on horseback preparing fro the Jahi charge. CU. Queen looking a bit worried. SV. Group of horsemen assembled in front of the dais after the charge, dust flying swords brandishing. CU. Warrior on horseback. GV. Mass of Horsemen reassembled & coming down the road after the Durbar.

    (Neg.) (Uncut Royal Rota "C" & "G") (Orig F)

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:32:10:00 / 01:36:26:00
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    Queen's 1956 Tour of Nigeria Temporary Workspaces: 13.7.2010 02:48 Commonwealth Tours: 1950s NIGERIA Commonwealth Tours: 1950s World Tour vincent ezelle
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