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  • Short Summary

    New Government building officially opens in Kenya

  • Description

    Nairobi, Kenya

    GV. New parliament building. Bougainvillaea creeper being unloaded. CU. Royal Arms over entrance. Asian artisan at work. African labourers carrying metal cabinet into main doorway. CU. Clock Tower. MS. CU. Arranging flowers in garden. Futuristic fountain. Lamp standard near main entrance. Arrival of His Highness the Sultan of Zanzibar at Nairobi West Airport, emerging from doorway of Dakota (East African Airways.) Guard of Honour present arms. H.H. inspects guard. Guns firing salute. Sir Evelyn Baring inspecting Guard of Honour accompanied by Sultan of Zanzibar, Gen. Erskine and two officials. Governor and Zanzibar enter the building. V.I.P's emerging from entrance to Council Chamber. Procession. Sir Evelyn Baring at rear. Misc. shots of guests on terrace, including prominent Muslim and Arab delegates. The African chief in tribal regalia is Senior Chief Njiri, one of the Loyal Kikuvu. Conductor (Lav.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2775.14
    Media URN:
    81610
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1954
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:33:00 / 01:30:37:00
    Canister:
    UN 2593 F

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