Queen Mum makes unscheduled stop at African township before visiting Rhodesian University.
Unused / unissued material -
Highfields Township, Rhodesia / Zimbabwe.
MS Crowds of Rhodesians lining the route. MS Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother and Sir Robert Tredgold at side of car go towards African house (this was a completly unexpected stop.) MS Queen Mother meeting African woman at entrance to Mrs Moses Makwaya's house. CU Queen Mother goes inside. MS Queen Mother comes out. MS Queen Mother goes towards another house. MS Queen Mother speaking to owner of the house Mr & Mrs Andrew Juwarani and Stefan. MS Through window of the Queen Mother inside the house. MS Queen Mother leaves house. MS Queen Mother saying goodbye to Mrs Moses Makwaya, after visiting her house in Old Highfields. MS Royal car moves off again. CU Mrs. Moses Makwaya with baby. CU Small African child waving flag. MS Royal car passing lines of African school-children waving flags and cheering.
LS University buildings. MS University building (Arts Block.) CU Foundation stone tilt up to completed building. MS Students' Residence. LS Procession of University VIPs. LS Southern Rhodesia Governor Sir Peverill William Powlett takes his place next to the Governors of other territories beside Prime Minister etc. CU Queen Mother gets out of car and is welcomed by Dr Adam the Principal. VS audience. MS Queen Mother takes her seat as President. MS Audience applauding. LS Academic procession entering amphitheatre. LS Queen Mother's car arrives and stops. LS Queen Mother gets out of car. LS Queen Mother escorted to secondary chair. MS Principal calls on Registrar to read sections of Charter. Registrar rises to do so. MS Installation of Queen Mother as President, symbolised by taking her seat in the President's Chair. Queen Mother speaking. Applause. Representatives of Cambridge University presenting address to Queen Mother followed by representative of University of St. Andrews Professor Young followed by Dr. Ross.
(F/G) Old record suggests material dates from around 05/07/1957.