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  • Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip visit Liberia.

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    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unknown / unclear.

    The Queen at Liberian Independence, Africa.

    Queen Elizabeth II is driven in an open car with officials (including President of Liberia, William Tubman?) away from a large white building and past cheering crowds. Several shots of spectators. Some in traditional costume playing instruments and singing. The Queen is greeted on arrival at an event by a little blonde girl and some African children who present her with bouquets of flowers. She is accompanied by an official as she walks along and chats to people. Prince Philip (Duke of Edinburgh) is also seen.

    Beautiful sunset (or sunrise) over the sea with palm tree in foreground. Queen gets into open car with officials and is driven off. Prince follows in the next car. Crowds wave as they go past.

    M/S of billboard with 'God Bless Our Beloved President WVS Tubman' beside a painting of the man. Another shows the Queen and the President with two flags and 'Welcome To Liberia'. Union Jack flag flying; pan up to colourful balloons against a blue sky. C/U of balloons with 'Queen Elizabeth of England' on them. L/S of liner ship approaching (Royal yacht Britannia?). The ship comes alongside a pier where crowds and officials are waiting, including President of Liberia. Queen and Prince Philip come walking down carpeted steps and are greeted by officials. Queen inspects Guard of honour. Tracking shots going along crowd-lined streets. Monrovia City Hall. Queen arrives and is greeted by officials, then goes inside.

    High angle shot panning over town - Monrovia? L/S crowds in street. M/S of large, modern building.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:04:00 / 01:08:32:00
    UN 3643 B

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