Royal Tour 1956

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    Port Harcourt & Enugu, Nigeria.

    LV. Canoes paddling up river at Port Harcourt on the Ronny River, & GV. SV. Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh watching. LV. Two war canoes paddling up river and firing guns. SCU. War canoe passing camera decorated with bunting etc. LV. Another war canoe. Natives dancing about, gun fires. SCU. Queen and Prince Philip watching - Queen pointing. SV. War canoe paddling past with small guns firing and men shouting. LV. Mass of war canoes paddling up river. SCU. Loaded war canoe with warriors waving and shouting as paddling past Queen and Duke. CU. King Mingi X of Nembe watching crown. LV. Another war canoe paddling past with warrior standing up shouting - warrior dressed in feathers and large headgear climbing pole in centre of canoe. SCU. Queen and Duke watching. CU. Warrior in feathered headgear performing on top of pole in centre of canoe. SCU. Queen and Duke watching. SV. Native women waving Union Jacks. GV. War canoes paddling past Queen and Duke with Pipes of Union Jacks fluttering from canoes.

    GV. Oji River Leprosy settlement. CU. Notice board. Oji River settlement etc., SV. Queen walking towards through settlement. CU. Small native child holding Union Jack. LV. Queen Elizabeth II walking past Leprosy patients in settlements Side view Lepers watching. SV. Queen talking to blind Leper who gives Loyal Greetings. CU. Blind Leper. GV. Queen and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh standing up in Land Rover driving through lines of cheering children at Lagos. SV. People cheering. SCU. Pan Queen and Duke driving past in Landrover. CU. Nigerian school children cheering. LV. Towards Queen and Duke in Land Rover driving past cheering kids. SCU. Native boys cheering. LV. Land Rover driving past mass of cheering and waving flags. & CU. LV. Native performing on carved stilts - doing imitation of birds movement this is called the Urhobo Ikenike dance. SCU. Queen and Duke seated under awning watching. LV. Dancing progress with stilt man sitting on slack wire CU. Stilt man squatting on slack wire. Slung between 2 poles. SV. Queen and Duke applauding. GV. The Orlu Divisional Igbakwu Dance in progress. SV. Interior Queen and Duke dressed in full Regalia walking out onto balcony of Law courts in Lagos. GV. Investiture being performed by Queen in front of Law courts. SV. Dr. Samuel Layinka Aypdeji Manuwa chief medical advisor to the federation of Nigeria kneeling and Queen confers knighthood she shakes hands with him.

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    There is a programme for the Queen's visit contained in the paperwork for this item.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    31495
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    569.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:55:00 / 01:32:59:00
    Canister:
    56/14
    Sort Number:
    56/014
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    Queen's 1956 Tour of Nigeria NIGERIA 1940 -1952 Temporary Workspaces: 13.7.2010 02:48 Land Rover Commonwealth Tours: 1950s The Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II DIAMOND QUEEN JUBILEE NIGERIA The Queen The Queen - Key Films from the Reign Nigeria Defender
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