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    ROLL EIGHT



    State Visit to Western Region Legislature



    2 shots of chiefs (members of upper house) waiting for arrival of Princess --



    Premier of Western region, Chief Awolowo, arrives;



    LS and CS of him -- then LS of Legislative building



    Princess Royal arrives, is greeted by Awolowo, stands on the Dais while the queen is played --



    Int. House of Chiefs from now on -- Princess enters, conducted by President of House of Chiefs, Sir Adesoji Aderemi (Add-y-ray-mee), Oni of Ife (Own-y of Eef-y), and Sir John Rankine, Governor of the Western Region. princess delivers message from Queen (copy attached), and Sir A.A. replies. Princess leaves chamber.



    Princess is shown round Parliament building by Premier Awolowo and Governor Sir John Rankine --



    ROLL NINE



    State visit to Legislature



    Princess signs Visitors' Book (the pen Provided didn't write, and I lent her mine).



    Royal car drives off



    Princess opens University College Hospital, Ibadan



    LS GBP5m. hospital buildings, largest single building project in Nigeria --



    Crowds on the ward balconies --



    2 shots Federal Prime Minister Tfewa Balewa (white turban) --



    CS Western Region Premier Awolowo (with glasses) (9 fingers indicating roll number) --



    Some of the guests at the opening ceremony --



    Nigerian nurses --



    Presentation of bouquet to Princess Royal --



    2 shots Chairman of Hospital Board of Management , Sir Sydney Philipson, speaking -- followed by various crowd cut-ins --



    Princess replies, 2-3 shots; then, Princess walks between rows of nurse, escorted by Governor- general Sir James Robertson --



    Last shot, extreme LS hospital --




    Initials



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    Film ID:
    VLVA8TK51GSYMTM28MOXPBWC4TNO9
    Media URN:
    VLVA8TK51GSYMTM28MOXPBWC4TNO9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/11/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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