Material relating to the newsreel story "Queen arrives in Lagos" 56/10
Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Queen arrives in Lagos" 56/10
Some excellent material not used in the original story. This includes very good footage of street markets and traders in Lagos none of which made it to the final cut story. Mute.
CU. Shipment box. CU. Nigerian Guardsman with facial markings. CU. Guardsman. SV. Nigerian Guards at attention. SV. Line of Guardsmen presenting arms. CU. Guardsman presenting arms. GV. Guard of Honour of Nigerian Regt. present Arms. SV. Group of Guardsmen presenting arms. GV. Nigerian guards as flag is lowered. SCU. Group of Nigerian children watching. CU. Baby sitting on man's shoulders. CU. Shipment box. GV. Lagos GV. Lagos. GV. Main street in Lagos. decorated with banners and flags. AS. Flags and crown. SV. Woman market seller with baby strapped to her back. GV. Woman at stall holding material walks over to man and points to the camera. SV. Girl with a basket on her head carrying cloth with a picture of the Queen. CU. Sign "Long May She Reign". GV. Street Market stalls with stacks of material a group of women sitting and chatting. SV. Group of children GV. Group of women with baskets of goods on their heads. SV. Women walking towards camera. GV. Lagos street. GV. Lagos street market. SV. Group of children. GV. Lagos market with stall holders SV. Small child with a huge basket on it's head. WS. Lagos. GV. View across water Lagos CU. Shipment box. CU. Palm tree. GV. Crowds SV. Crowds waiting. SV. Crowds waving some waving small flags. SV. Group waving. GV. Royal Dais with cameramen. SV. Couple waiting. SV. Man with a newspaper stuck under his hat. SCU. Nigerian man wearing bowler hat.
SV. Queen Elizabeth II being introduced to and shaking hands with aircrew. GV. Crowd watching CU. Shipment box. SV. Nigerian Minister of Labour Chief Okote Ebo wearing straw hat with two-foot feathers walking towards on Ikeja Airport. & SCU. Chief Okote Ebo waiting. CU. Nigerian dignitary. GV. Queen's Plane 'Atalanta'. CU. of nose of Plane taxiing past camera. SV. Queen Elizabeth II followed by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh stepping down from aircraft. Queen shakes hands with Governor General Sir James Robertson. The Duke shakes hands with him. Queen shakes hands with Lady Robertson. GV. Sir James introduces Queen to British officers Prince Philip follows. GV. Nigerian regiment on parade. GV. Queen crossing airfield to stat inspection of soldiers. GV. Nigerian Regiment on parade Queen stats inspection. GV. Queen inspecting soldiers. CU. Shipment box. GV. The Royal car making its way along street lined with crowds. GV. Crowds waiting. GV. Propellor of aircraft with troops lined up behind. crowds lining the street. CU. Shipment box. GV. Troops on parade seen under the tail of aircraft. GV. Flypast. GV. Queen meeting dignitaries accompanied by Sir James Robertson. GV. Closer view of crowd. SV. Towards and pan Queen and Duke driving away from airfield in open car. GV. Royal car driving slowly away from Ikeja airport. SCU. Nigerian man with beard and cloth cap V. Pan Queen and Duke driving past cheering Nigerians on way to Municipal Boundary. GV. Men waving. SV. Men waving. & SV. MS. Chief CU. Shipment box.
GV. Reception committee. GV. Queen's car driving past cheering Nigerians nearing Boundary. In foreground are reception committee the car stops the Queen Elizabeth II climbs out Sir James Robertson joins her. SV. Queen shakes hands with Oba Adeniji-Adele II, 63 year-old King of Lagos who has five wives and 25 children. Queen talks CU. Queen shakes hands with Nigerian Lawyer in wig, Queen moves on shakes hands with a woman. SV. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh talks to King Oba. SV. Folashade walks forward to present Queen with bouquet - she drops to her knees and puts bouquet on to Queen's Lap. She rises to her feet and walks calmly away. SV. King of Lagos starts to read from document CU. Shipment box. GV. King of Lagos starts to read from document. King Oba Adeniji-Adele hands scroll to the Queen, she stands and moves microphone to make speech. GV. End of the speech Queen returns to her seat and hands document to King Adeniji-Adele. GV. The King escorts the Queen back to her car. The King and Queen Elizabeth II chat under the shade of a giant parasol. GV. Government building ? at night. SV. 'God Save the Queen' in lights seen at night.
(Neg.) (Uncut Royal Rota."E") (ORIG "B")