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    Queen Mother presents degrees at University College in Zimbabwe.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    Queen Mother presents diplomas and degrees at University College, Rhodesia (Zimbabwe).

    Various shots of people seated awaiting arrival of the Queen Mother. Procession of College dignitaries. Arrival of Queen Mother, she is met by Lord Malvern and President of the College, the Queen Mother is wearing cap and gown. MS crowd seated. Various shots Queen Mother presenting diplomas to students.

    Audience standing up, pan to royal car arriving. LS dais, Queen Mother goes to stand on dais. MS Chairman of the Council of the College, Right Honourable Viscount Malvern (aka Lord Malvern, Prime Minister of Federation of Rhodesia), welcoming the Queen Mother. MS Principle of the College (Dr. Adams, Principal of Cambridge University, Rhodesia) speaking. MS Queen Mother starting to speak. Various shots students receiving diplomas and meeting the Queen Mother. Audience applauding. Various shots audience listening to speeches. Three cheers for the Queen Mother. LS Queen Mother walks to her car. MS Audience watching as the Queen Mother leaves.

    Various shots garden party at Government House, Queen Mother meeting mayors from various towns. Queen Mother speaking after she has presented the degrees to the graduates. Queen Mother and company standing as President of Students Union proposes three cheers. Panning shot over heads of audience.

    Various shots people arriving for garden party at Government House, showing women in fashionable clothes. LS Government House. Various shots guests. Various shots of Queen Mother meeting mayors and other guests. Various shots guests. Queen Mother walks past camera towards University Library. LS pillars of Library, pan down to Queen Mother walking in through the doors. LS library. Various shots as Queen Mother leaving library. LS Queen Mother and Dr. Adams walking towards car. Panning shot with car as it drives off . Various shots fashionably dressed women at garden party.

    NB: spacing between shots.

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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:
    01:34:44:00 / 01:43:44:00
    UN 3360 C

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