• Short Summary

    Queen and Prince Philip receive welcome in the Nigerian capital at the start of Royal Tour.

  • Description

    Lagos, Nigeria.

    GV. Main street in Lagos (title super over). LV. Street decorated with banners and flags. AS. Flags and crown. GV. Crowds of Nigerians awaiting Queen's arrival, & SV. SV. Nigerian Minister of Labour, Chief Okote Ebo, wearing straw hat with two-foot feathers walking towards on Ikeja Airport, & SCU. GV. Queen's Plane Atalanta. CU. Nose of plane taxiing past camera. GV. Guard of Honour of Nigerian Regiment present Arms, & GV. SV. Queen Elizabeth II followed by Duke of Edinburgh stepping down from aircraft. Queen shakes hands with Governor General Sir James Robertson. Prince Philip shakes hands with him. Queen shakes hands with Lady Robertson. SV. Group of Nigerians watching. SV. Towards and pan, Queen and Duke driving away from airfield in open car. SCU. Nigerian man with beard and cloth cap. SV. Pan, Queen and Duke driving past cheering Nigerians on way to Municipal Boundary. CU. Pan, Nigerian people waving. SV. Pan, Nigerian people waving. SV. Pan, Queen's car driving down main street, past cheering Nigerians. GV. Queen's car driving past cheering Nigerians nearing Boundary. In foreground are reception committee. CU. Nigerian man waving. SV. Queen shakes hands with Oba Adeniji-Adele II, 63 year old King of Lagos who has five wives and 25 children. Queen talks. SCU. Nigerian man wearing bowler. CU. Queen shakes hands with Nigerian lawyer wearing wig. Queen moves on, shakes hands with a woman. SV. Duke talks to King Oba. CU. Nigerian chief watching. SV. Pan, little Folashade Lawson, daughter of Chairman of Lagos Town Council, staggers across road carrying large bouquet. SCU. Group of Nigerian children watching. SV. Folashade walks forward to present Queen with bouquet - she drops to her knees and puts bouquet on Queen's lap. She rises to her feet and walks calmly away.

    (Neg.) (Uncut Royal Rota."E") (Orig. "B")

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:43:00 / 01:24:58:00

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