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    Today the Queen Mother was at the morning service in the Cathedral Nairobi. Thousands of?

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    Reel 1.



    Her Majesty, after the morning service went to the camp of the Cameroonians who are stationed in Nairobi and met several of the men who are stationed there, from the RSM to a private who was the youngest member of the regiment.
    100 ft


    Reel 2.



    A little three year old girl, daughter of a member of the regiment presented H.M. with a bouquet of flowers just before she went to the officers mess for an informal meeting with the officers of the regiment.
    40 ft


    Reel 2



    This afternoon I was given the opportunity to film part of the Royal Train that her Majesty will be travelling on from Thursday onwards during her up country tour.
    100 ft

    1.
    Establishing shot: sign of East African Railways & Harbours on the side of the Royal coach.


    2.
    Steward leaves and enters Royal Train.


    3.
    Dining Room of R. Train with steward setting the table.


    4.
    Royal lounge showing telephone which H.M. can use when the train is at stations.


    5.
    The menu which is made from an elephant's ear and with the Royal crest painted on.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Today the Queen Mother was at the morning service in the Cathedral Nairobi. Thousands of people turned out to have a glimpse of Her Majesty as she stepped from her car and was met by the Rev. G.Lester, the provest of the cathedral, who took her to meet various members of the church, including the Bishop of Mombasa. She spoke to the children of the Sunday School who had been lined up to see H.M.. Then she entered the cathedral for the service.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3GMYS8S50OM0D39MOFBDFPOIN
    Media URN:
    VLVA3GMYS8S50OM0D39MOFBDFPOIN
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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