• Short Summary

    A SINGING, DANCING, CHEERING CROWD OF AFRICANS - 8,000 MERRYMAKERS AND 400 WARRIOR DANCERS - SWAMPED THE TINY NORTH UGANDA CAPITAL OF GULU ON FRIDAY FOR THE VISIT OF THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF KENT - THE FIRST-EVER BY BRITISH ROYALTY.

  • Description

    1.
    LV DUKE AND DUCHESS OF KENT STANDING IN LANDROVER ARRIVE THROUGH CROWD
    0.05

    2.
    LV DITTO CROWDS WAVE FLAGS
    0.10

    3.
    SCU PAN..DUKE AND DUCHESS WAVE FROM LANDROVER
    0.14

    4.
    SCU PREMIER OBOTE INTRODUCES DUKE .. TO OFFICIALS
    0.17

    5.
    SV PREMIER OBOTE INTRODUCES DUCHESS TO OFFICIALS
    0.21

    6.
    LV DUKE TAKES SALUTE AT MARCH PAST
    0.26

    7.
    SV R.A.F. BAND
    0.31

    8.
    LV DUKE TAKES SALUTE
    0.36

    9.
    LV PAN CROWDS
    0.39

    10.
    GV NATIVE DANCERS
    0.43

    11.
    LV DITTO
    0.47

    12.
    SV DITTO
    0.52

    13.
    CU DITTO
    0.56

    14.
    SV DUKE AND DUCHESS ON ROSERUM
    0.59

    15.
    SV DANCERS
    1.04

    16.
    GV CROWD
    1.07

    17.
    LV PAN..BOAT ALONG NILE
    1.12

    18.
    LV ELEPHANTS ON RIVER BANK, CROCODILE SLIDES INTO WATER IN FG.
    1.16

    19.
    SV HIPPOS IN RIVER
    1.20

    20.
    SV PAN BOAT ALONG NILE
    1.25

    21.
    REAR V..ELEPHANT INTO SCRUB
    1.30

    22.
    SV TOWARDS DUKE AND DUCHESS LEAVE BOAT
    1.39



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A SINGING, DANCING, CHEERING CROWD OF AFRICANS - 8,000 MERRYMAKERS AND 400 WARRIOR DANCERS - SWAMPED THE TINY NORTH UGANDA CAPITAL OF GULU ON FRIDAY FOR THE VISIT OF THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF KENT - THE FIRST-EVER BY BRITISH ROYALTY. AFTER A PARADE OF EX-SERVICEMEN AT WHICH THE DUKE TOOK THE SALUTE, AND A DISPLAY OF TRIBAL DANCING, THE ROYAL COUPLE WERE PRESENTED WITH COWDUNG HATS TRIMMED WITH OSTRICH FEATHERS AND A CHESS SET IN WHICH THE KING AND QUEEN WORE FIG LEAVES AND THE PAWNS WERE CARVED AS LOCAL WARRIORS. PRIME MINISTER, MR. MILTON OBOTE IS ACCOMPANYING THE COUPLE ON THEIR UP-COUNTY TOUR DURING THE WEEK IN WHICH THE NEWLY INDEPENDENT COUNTRY IS CELEBRATING.

    THE FOLLOWING DAY THE ROYAL COUPLE WERE "OFF DUTY" AND DRESSED INFORMALLY, THE DUCHESS IN KHAKI-COLOURED SLACKS, THEY VISITED THE MURCHISON FALLS AREA OF THE RIVER NILE - RENOWNED FOR ITS BEAUTY TO AND ABUNDANCE OF WILD GAME. FROM A SMALL MOTOR BOAT THEY WERE ABLE TO SEE ELEPHANT, HIPPO AND CROCODILES."
    TODAY (SUNDAY) THANKSGIVING SERVICES FOR UGANDA'S INDEPENDENCE WERE HELD THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY. TOMORROW THE PRIME MINISTER WILLS HOW THE DUKE AND DUCHESS THE MOUNTAINS OF THE MOON IN UGANDA'S WESTERN REGION. ON TUESDAY THE DUCHESS WILL PERFORM HER FIST OFFICIAL FUNCTION IN UGANDA AS MEMBER OF THE BRITISH ROYAL FAMILY, OPENING AN ULTRA-MODERN HOSPITAL IN THE CAPITAL, KAMPALA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1TP41UJMROXRUPQSKNU4MM9HF
    Media URN:
    VLVA1TP41UJMROXRUPQSKNU4MM9HF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/10/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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