Material relating to the newsreel story "Queen at Durbar" 56/12
Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Queen at Durbar" 56/12
A good selection of footage some not used in the original story. Mute. There are no titles
Shots. Horsemen waiting for the arrival. SCU. Two horsemen banging drums. MS. Drummer on horseback. MS. Group of drummers on horseback. MS. Musician playing horn on horseback. GV. Line of tribesman holding and shaking sticks. LS. Horn player on horseback. VS. Group of horsemen some blowing 8 foot long trumpets. GV. Line of tribesmen waiting. GV. Musicians playing stringed instruments. VS. Group of horsemen some blowing 8 foot long trumpets. CU. Shipment box. GV. Pan to Royal Dais With Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. GV. Tribesmen one with another on his back GV. Tribal horsemen. SCU. A group of drummers on camels. GV. Tribesmen walking in procession towards camera. CU. Pan man past on horseback wearing large kind of turban. LS. Line of soldiers brandishing swords. MS. Tribesmen carrying bows with decorative feathers. SCU. Warriors on horses riding past. GV. Procession of tribesmen on horseback. CU. Headware as tribesmen pass camera. GV. Tribesmen carrying switches. GV. Tribal chief on horseback. behind is a large parasol. GV. Tribeswoman passing in costume. SV. Group of warriors dancing towards camera dressed all in straw with black pointed headgear. GV. Trumpet player on horseback. WS. Crowds and procession of horsemen and musicians. MS. Tribesman with bow and arrows. LV. Group of warriors dancing dressed in multi coloured suit of beads. CU. Pan two warriors dressed overall in straw & material doing a samba like shuffle.
GV Drummers and horn players. GV. As procession passes in front of the Royal Dais. GV. Tribal horsemen passing in front of the Royal Dais. GV. Nigerian warrior performing a type of headstand and then spinning. GV. Tribesmen on horseback carrying spears. SCU. Warrior on horseback preparing for the Jahi charge. CU. Shipment card. GV. Royal Dais and packed grandstand. GV. Line up at start of the Jahi charge. GV. Jahi charge. GV. Jahi charge ending right in front of the Royal Dais. GV. Jahi charge GV. Group of horsemen assembled in front of the dais after the charge, dust flying swords brandishing. LS. Royal party on the Dais Queen Elizabeth II standing. GV. Horsemen charging with spears. GV. Procession of horsemen as they make their way to the stadium. SCU. Pan Nigerian Horseman. GV. Drummers and trumpeters on horseback pass along the road. GV. Massed crowds in the stadium. WS. Stadium with crowds and parading troops. LV. Tribal chief on horseback waiting under the shade of an umbrella.
(Neg.) (Uncut Royal Rota "C" & "G") (Orig F)