Selected Originals - Bo Durbar - 61/98 1961

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    Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out takes, rushes) for "Bo Durbar" - 61/96.

    Cuts - not full story.

    Full title reads: "Bo Durbar".

    Sierra Leone. - Queen Elizabeth II gets out of her car with Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and meets dignitaries. M/S of Queen at Kenema, she watches two little boys crushing seeds (?) with a big mortar and pestle. M/S of the Queen watching a man weaving, she enters a thatched house. M/S of the two little boys again. She emerges and watches a woman having her hair done while she breast feeds her baby, the Queen looks in a shack covered with leaves. M/S of the Queen visiting the Alluvial diamond mine at Hanger (?) the men and boys chant and sing whilst they work and dig out the earth in a big pit, they sift the muddy water and stones to find the diamonds. Topless women do a traditional dance. L/S of the guests. Prime Minister Sir Milton Margai makes a speech, the Queen stands up to reply. People applaud, various shots of the guests. M/S looking out over bay, the Queen walks along at a garden party with the Prime Minister, she meets various people. Various shots of the Queen and Duke meeting people.

    Cataloguer's Note: A B&W print of the whole story is on this tape - a colour neg of the whole story is in the Docs PM1211- MD.

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    British Pathé
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    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    54065
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1744.03
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:54:00 / 01:11:52:00
    Canister:
    61/98 A (Selected Originals)
    Sort Number:
    61/098 A
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