• Short Summary

    Queen arrives at London airport after her Nigerian tour + the closing events of the tour.

  • Description

    London Airport and Nigeria.


    GV. Aircraft seen from inside airport (title super over). GV. Queen's plane taxiing in. LV. Plane coming to halt. Guard of Honour in foreground. SCU. Pan, Queen Mother with Prince Charles and Princess Anne, Princess Margaret and Sir John D'Albiac. GV. Royal party walking towards steps of plane. SV. Crowd. LV. Queen Mother with children and Princess Margaret, going up steps. CU. Princess Anne enters plane, followed by Queen Mother, Prince Charles, and another small child. CU. Pan, stewardess carrying fur coat up steps. GV. Plane, with people waiting, while greetings go on inside.


    GV. Royal car driving along Kano City wall. GV. Mass of Nigerians. SV. Mass of Nigerians. Nigerian on camel. GV. Royal procession driving through Kano City with large mosque in background, pan to massed Nigerians. LV. Horsemen waiting outside Emir's Palace. SV. Nigerian on camel. GV. Emir's Palace. SCU. Emir's servant holding Queen's car door open as she steps out. Queen Elizabeth II walks forward and shakes hands with Emir. CU. One of Emir's horsemen with helmet. SV. Queen and Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh with Emir walking into Palace. GV. Massed crowds watching.

    London Airport. SCU. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh stepping down from aircraft followed by Princess Anne. The Queen shakes hands with Lord Latham, Lord Lieutenant of the County. LV. Queen shakes hands with Sir Anthony Eden the Duke then shakes with Eden. Full CU Nigerian Commissioner. SV. Queen shaking hands with Nigerian commissioner GV. Queen, with Guard of Honour in foreground. SV. Crowd and children watching. SV. Pan, Queen walking with the two children and the Duke to inspect the Nigerian Regiment. CU. Nigerian Regiment. SCU. Queen and Duke talking to Nigerian Regiment. LV. Queen and Duke talking to Nigerian Regiment, with the two children watching. SV. Crowd waving. SV. Prince Charles (later Prince of Wales) shakes hands with VIPs. He touches the arm of Sir John D'Albiac (as if to say shake hands with me). He grabs hold of his hands and shakes. SCU. The Queen walks forward in front of the royal car with Princess Anne and talks to the Queen Mother. Prince Charles comes forward and the Queen turns to walk back to the car. Queen Mother walks away. Princess Anne starts dancing around. Prince Charles looking, and he starts to fling his legs about. Princess Anne steps into car followed by Prince Charles. SV. Crowds watching TV. Car drives away.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Orig.A.) (Uncut Royal Rota Neg.H.)

    Selected originals exist for this item please see separate paperwork.

    There is a programme of the Royal tour of Kano amongst the paperwork for this story.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:02:00 / 01:38:40:00

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