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  • Short Summary

    The Queen attends the inauguration of the new federal courts in Nigeria.

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    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Inauguration of new federation. Lagos Nigeria in West Africa.

    LS Queen Elizabeth II walking past barristers in their robes. LS Small boy Olubunmi Jibowu presents Queen with bouquet, but insists on looking into camera instead of at the Queen. LS Queen and Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) enter Law Courts, Royal Standard is carried behind Queen by Nigerian soldier. LS Interior, showing barristers in wigs and gowns, seated.

    LS Queen and Duke on balcony. Chief Justice of Federation presents Queen with a figure of Justice. LS Queen receiving loyal address. LS Queen hands something to Chief Justice, waves to crowds, and leaves balcony. Various shots, crowds awaiting Queen's arrival. Various shots, procession of Judges, Law Officers, Magistrates and Members of the Bar, in wigs and gowns walking through forecourt of Law Courts.

    LS Law Courts, with soldiers in foreground. LS Queen's car arrives, she alights and is greeted by Governor who presents Chief Justices of Federation and High Courts. LS Queen walking past crowds. LS Queen and Duke inspect Guard of Honour of Nigerian soldiers.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:50:00 / 01:53:40:00
    UN 2806 A

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