Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother on tour of Nyasaland (now Malawi).
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Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother tours Nyasaland (now Malawi).
Opening Group Hospital of Blantyre by Queen Mother on Friday 12th July 1957. MS as Queen Mother arrives by car, she is met by Governor at entrance to hospital. MS signing visitors book. MS shaking hands with dignitaries. MS unveiling plaque. LS presentation of ivory elephant. MS as Miss Peaches presents bouquet. MS's Queen Mother planting rose bush in grounds. MS's crowds. MS Chiefs and presentation gong mounted on ivory tusks presented by Chief Somba of Blantyre. MS crowds. Various shots as the Queen Mother arrives and is met by Governor of Nyasaland, she takes the salute from Guard of Honour mounted by the Nyasaland Police Force.
Various shots inspecting Guard of Honour. MS presentation of gong by Chief Somba of Blantyre to Queen Mother. MS presentation of ivory tusk by Chief Mwase of Kasungu (by tradition the right hand tusk of an elephant belongs to the Chief and is a royal gift.) CU Queen Mother with the Governor. Two CU's of Queen Mother receiving Chiefs.
LS Queen Mother in car driving round Baraza grounds, LS of Queen Mother arriving at dais with Zomba Mountain in the background. MS Queen Mother inspecting front rank of regiment. Various shots Queen Mother watching ceremony. MS Queen Mother presenting new Standard to regiment. MS Queen Mother presenting new Colours to regiment. Various shots presentation and parade. MS three cheers for Queen Mother by all ranks. Various shots of Queen Mother speaking to wounded ex-Askari after ceremony.