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    Princess Margaret on her visit to Nairobi, Kenya.

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    Nairobi, Kenya.

    Various shots of cattle parading past Princess Margaret at Royal Agricultural show in Nairobi, Kenya. Various shots, the Princess visits East African Tobacco stand. LS. Princess Margaret comes down stairs inside Government House, dressed in evening dress, tiara and ribbon over her shoulder. She poses at bottom of stairs with the Governor General and his wife. MS. Police controlling crowds. LS. Princess Margaret in machine shop in a factory, talks to worker. Princess Margaret presents Cups to winners of Royal Agricultural show. LS. Princess presenting prizes. LS. Train, crowded with spectators. LS. Princess walks through line of train wheels. Various shots of Princess walking through boiler erecting shop in a locomotive factory. CU. As Princess passes camera to inspect cabin of modern locomotive. LS. Princess Margaret in cab. MS. Princess descending steps from cab. CU. Olympic competitor's face, down to Kenya badge on his blazer. LS. Kenya's Olympic team lined up. Close up shots of man and woman competitors, pan down to badge on blazer. LS. Princess Margaret arriving at stadium in open car. LS. Youths waving flags and cheering. LS. Princess Margaret about to step into Land Rover. Various shots, of children waving flags as Princess drives past. LS. Princess meets members of Olympic team. Various shots of the Princess presenting badge and flag to Olympic Team. LS. Princess Margaret on dais. LS. Olympic team marching by, headed by bearers with the badge and flag. Various shots of Princess Margaret at children's nursery with Kenyan children dancing round in a circle. MS. Princess leaves nursery. LS. Princess in children's clinic, sees baby which has just been bathed, then sees other children awaiting attendance.


    Date found in the old record - 19/10/1956.

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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:
    01:16:18:00 / 01:22:51:00
    UN 2887 B

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