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    Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Queen arrives in Lagos" 56/10

    Mute version of Newsreel.

    Lagos, Nigeria.

    GV. Main street in Lagos (title super over) & LV. decorated with banners and flags. A.S. Flags and crown. GV. Crowds of Nigerians awaiting Queen's arrival & SV. SV. Nigerian Minister of Labour Chief Okote Ebo wearing straw hat with two-foot feathers walking towards on Ikeja Airport. & SCU. GV. Queen's Plane Atalanta. CU. of nose of Plane taxiing past camera. GV. Guard of Honour of Nigerian Regiment. present Arms. SV. Queen Elizabeth II followed by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh stepping down from aircraft. Queen shakes hands with Governor General Sir James Robertson. The Duke shakes hands with him. Queen shakes hands with Lady Robertson. SV. Group of Nigerians watching. SV. Towards and pan Queen and Duke driving away from airfield in open car, SCU. Nigerian man with beard and cloth cap. SV. Pan Queen and Duke driving past cheering Nigerians on way to Municipal Boundary. CU. Pan Nigerian types waving. SV. Pan Nigerian types waving. SV. Pan Queen's car driving down main street past cheering Nigerians. GV. Queen's car driving past cheering Nigerians nearing Boundary. In foreground are reception committee. CU. Nigerian waving. SV. Queen shakes hands with Oba Adeniji-Adele 11, 63 year-old King of Lagos who has five wives and 25 children. Queen talks SCU. Nigerian wearing bowler hat. CU. Queen shakes hands with Nigerian Lawyer in wig, Queen moves on shakes hands with a woman. SV. Duke talks to King Oba. CU. Nigerian chief watching. SV. Pan little Folashade Lawson, daughter of Chairman of Lagos Town Council, staggers across road carrying large bouquet SCU. Group of Nigerian children watching. SV. Folashade walks forward to present Queen with bouquet - she drops to her knees and puts bouquet on to Queen's Lap. She rises to her feet and walks calmly away.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:01:04:00 / 01:03:17:00
    56/10 B (Selected Originals)
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    56/010 B
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    Queen's 1956 Tour of Nigeria NIGERIA 1940 -1952 Temporary Workspaces: 13.7.2010 02:48 Commonwealth Tours: 1950s Commonwealth Tours: 1950s vincent ezelle
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