• Short Summary

    Princess Alexandra attended a Ball on Oct 1, given by the Nigerian Government in Lagos to celebrate the country's first day of independence.

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    Princess Alexandra attended a Ball on Oct 1, given by the Nigerian Government in Lagos to celebrate the country's first day of independence. The guests including the Princess danced until the early hours of the morning despite the hot weather.

    Dancing first with the Governor, Sir James Robertson, Princess Alexandra was on the floor with a succession of partners most of the evening. Others who danced with the Princess were the Governor's A.D.C., Captain Korubo, and the Federal Chief Justice.

    On the morning of Oct 1, the Princess handed the instruments of independence to the Federal Premier, Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, on behalf of the Queen.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7WJBPW5NR8YSWUZDY8UYY2ADX
    Media URN:
    VLVA7WJBPW5NR8YSWUZDY8UYY2ADX
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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