• Short Summary

    Schoolboys (in khaki kilts with lion and leopard skin sporrans), Roman Catholic bishop of Western Uganda Mgr.

  • Description

    1.
    SV. Queen Mother on dais, wave to people.
    3 ft

    2.
    SV. Schoolboys of Nyakasura school.
    6 ft

    3.
    SV. Bishop Ogez greeting Queen Mother.
    8.5 ft

    4.
    LV. People watching.
    10.5 ft

    5.
    SV. Chief shakes hands with Queen Mother.
    13 ft

    6.
    SV. Another chief shakes hands with Queen Mother.
    16 ft

    7.
    GV. Ceremony.
    19 ft

    8.
    LV. Queen Mother receiving gift from local ruler.
    23 ft

    9.
    SV. Queen Mother receiving material from ruler.
    31 ft

    10.
    CU. Queen Mother receiving gift.
    33 ft

    11.
    LV.PAN. People watching.
    35 ft

    12.
    LV. Queen Mother receiving material.
    40.5 ft

    13.
    SV. Queen Mother holding rod which she has received as a gift.
    43 ft

    14.
    SV. Onlooker.
    45 ft

    15.
    LV. Queen Mother talking to people.
    48.5 ft

    16.
    SV. Queen Mother waving to crowd.
    52.5 ft

    17.
    LV. Queen Mother walking past onlookers.
    57 ft

    18.
    GV. Of hippos on bank of lake.
    61 ft

    19.
    SV. Hippo opening mouth.
    64.5 ft

    20.
    SV. Hippos on side of lake.
    67 ft

    21.
    SV. Hippo going into lake.
    71.5 ft

    22.
    SCU. Hippo in lake.
    74 ft

    23.
    LV. Elephant on side of lake.
    77.5 ft

    24.
    SCU. Of elephant.
    81 ft

    25.
    LV. Elephants on side of lake.
    84 ft

    26.
    SV. Elephant flapping ears.
    87 ft

    27.
    CU. Hippo in lake.
    90 ft

    28.
    SV. Bird standing on back of hippo.
    93.5 ft

    29.
    LV. Buffalo in country.
    97 ft



    Initials KJ/JH/CW



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Schoolboys (in khaki kilts with lion and leopard skin sporrans), Roman Catholic bishop of Western Uganda Mgr. Ogez, tribal chiefs, and Europeans were among the crowd awaiting the Queen Mother's arrival filmed by Visnews at Kikorongo Feb 23. Shots taken the previous day show wild life at the National Park toured by Her majesty after the reception.

    Low cloud formation over her destination held up for 40 minutes the departure of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother on her tour of Uganda up-country districts. She finally arrived at Kikorongo in the Queen Elizabeth National Park to be warmly greeted by the rulers of Toro, Bunyoro and Ankole and by the secretary-general of Kigezi district at a formal baraza.

    From a pavilion erected for the Queen's visit five years ago the Queen Mother thanked the people of Western Uganda for their welcome and recalled her last visit to their country 34 years ago.

    Later the same day Her Majesty made a safari through the National Park beneath Uganda's Mountains of the Moon. The park has one of the world's greatest concentrations of big game.

    Road signs here mark the equator and announce: Elephants have right of way. This notice is certainly necessary for pachyderms are abundant in the 770 square mile park. some of the 14,000 hippopotami - the world's largest collection - were filmed in the Kizinga Channel which links Lake Edward and Lake George. Vultures perch in the trees and maribous, pelicans and are bird specimens populate the wide expanse of this nature paradise.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4TGC5METQTC57HFKERRDDRBY4
    Media URN:
    VLVA4TGC5METQTC57HFKERRDDRBY4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/02/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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