• Short Summary

    Various footage of Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh being welcomed in Kenya.

  • Description

    (Unreleased story - replaced by Death of King George VI. 52/12 )

    High angle shot of city street in Nairobi, Kenya, Africa. (first 7 ft. super title.)

    C/U sign "Welcome" to our Royal Visitors" SV. Towards, Tribal chiefs waiting at airfield C/U very tall tribal Chief. SV. Tribal chiefs wearing peculiar head-dresses. CU. Chieftain wearing Lion's mane head-dress, pan to another LV. Towards, Argonaut (Atlanta?) taxiing in CU. Governor of Kenya, Sir Philip Euen Mitchell (sp?), talking to tribal chiefs. SCU. Two chiefs. SV. Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip - Duke of Edinburgh getting out of 'plane. Elizabeth shakes hands with Governor at (16) followed by Philip. CU. Two Negroes in Western clothes. CU. Type wearing scouts hat. SV. Two chieftains. SV. Elizabeth and Philip standing on dais during anthem. SCU. Two chiefs wearing feathered head-dresses. CU. Chieftain wearing feathers with ornament on chin. CU. Chieftain with ball ornament on chin. SV. Students nurses waiting for Royal couple outside African maternity home at Pumwani (Punwani?). SV. Princess shaking hands with Mayor. Pan down to "Prince" Bim Selim holding bouquet. (He is called "Prince" as he shares a birthday with Prince Charles) Child shakes hands with Elizabeth but refuses to give up bouquet. Elizabeth bends down and takes bouquet from child, boy bows and withdraws. SV. Philip talking to and shaking hands with natives outside hospital SV. Princess with matron talking to Prince's mother, in hospital. Prince kneeling on bed. GV. Garden Party in progress at Government House. SV. Princess with Governor, walking past line of people. SV. High school boys with banner. SCU. Native school girls laughing. SV. Elizabeth and Philip driving past crowds and waving. GV. Schoolchildren waving. LV. Towards, Royal car passing schoolchildren. SCU. Pan, Elizabeth and Philip waving from car. SV. Native children waving Union Jack SV. Towards, Royal car passing waving children. CU. Pan, Elizabeth and Philip waving from car. GV. The Royal hunting lodge (Sagana Lodge) SV. Doorway of Lodge. LV. Interior. SV. Interior. SV. Garden. GV. Lodge.

    Selected originals exist. (Rota Lav) (Orig. I) (Tin 2) Date: 1952.

    (Replaced by the Death of George VI 52/12 - unissued.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:24:00 / 01:11:17:00
    52/12 (Unreleased)

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