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    Item title reads - Rhodesia's royal days.

    Queen Mother opens Central African Trade Fair at Bulawayo, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe).

    M/S of Miss Sly presenting bouquet of flowers to Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother on opening day of the Trade Fair. M/S Queen Mother smiling on dais with officials. Various shots of the exhibition grounds and pavilions. Camera pans down fair spire dominating the grounds. L/S Southern Rhodesia pavilion, pan down to Queen Mother walking through grounds amidst crowds. Various shots of grounds and pavilions. M/S Queen Mother. M/S Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland pavilion. Interior shot of Queen Mother looking around.

    Various shots of tribesmen and locals doing traditional dance. M/S massed crowds in grounds. L/S Queen Mother walking up steps in pavilion. M/S of the crowd. L/S of the Pneuways Railway running on tracks overhead. M/S group of black people. Various shots as the Queen Mother inspects cattle in the livestock section. M/S large type of African bull, pan to the Queen Mother talking to officials. M/S crowds watching. M/S Queen Mother shaking hands with officials. C/U large bull. M/S children in crowd. Various shots as the Queen Mother inspects cattle.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:56:00 / 01:19:17:00
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