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    Selected originals - (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Royal Tour Begins" - 63/12.

    Similar or same footage to cut story. Various shots Fiji, Government House, flowers and plants, nice scenic shots. C/U Adi with flowers, pan up to her face. M/S Queen meeting officials. M/S's street scenes with people and cars. M/S villagers leaving their huts for Suva to greet Queen. L/S village of Nabukavesi with some people standing near river in foreground. M/S woman washing clothes on riverbank. C/U sign 'Don't wait to die before you go to heaven come to Lomalagi (heaven)'. M/S's straw roofed cottages by the sea where people go to get away from it all. M/S as woman enters one of the cottages. C/U of her inside hut smiling. M/S cottages. L/S sea and surrounding land. Various shots of man banging log drum. Various scenic shots of island. M/S as painter finishes off street decoration. M/S as man walks from shop with armful of gifts.

    Three small boys run along river bank into water, M/S as they swim about. Various picturesque shots. M/S's 21 gun salute. M/S chiefs walking along quayside with gifts. M/S as launch approaches. C/U's Queen, she is walking with clergyman. M/S Kava ceremony. M/S woman picking yellow flowers, she puts them in chieftain's wife hair. M/S children playing, C/U little girl. Various shots of ladies doing traditional dance.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    01:52:22:00 / 02:02:04:00
    63/12 A (Selected Originals)
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    63/012 A
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    Commonwealth Tours: 1960s Untitled Workspace Commonwealth Tours: 1960s
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