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  • Short Summary

    The first Prime Minister of the West Indies Federation is elected.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Trinidad, West Indies.

    "Little Carib" dancers rehearsing. GV's. Port of Spain, Trinidad. 2 shots Red House (House of Parliament). Various shots of typical beaches of Trinidad. Various shots of Miss Pearl Marshall (first black girl to fly with the Royal Family) relaxing with a drink and then as a dancer.

    Various shots of arrival of Sir Alexander Bustamante for the proceedings. Arrival of Sir Grantley Adams - Premier of Barbados - waving. Various shots of waiting crowd cheering as he waves. After the elections. Sir Grantley (First Federal Prime Minister) leaves Red House and is cheered and greeted and signs autographs. Various shots of Sir Grantley leaving.

    (Orig. neg.)

    N.B. No shots of the Royal person - MD. Material dates from 18/04/1958. Film shows signs of damage.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2596.13
    Media URN:
    69881
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:34:00 / 01:29:42:00
    Canister:
    UN 3069 E

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