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    Opening shots - dancing/singing displays by colourfully dressed Gilgil Township children; imaginative costumes, some utilizing Army ration and NAAFI cartons.



    Official handover speech of nursery school and playground by Army Garrison Commander at Gilgil, Lt. Col. Nigel Birbeck (also Commanding Officer, 3rd Light Regiment Royal Horse Artillery).



    Close-up children.



    Reply to Col. Birbeck's speech by Gilgil Township school headmaster, Mr. J. Ajako Waka (Headmaster's reply enclosed).



    Presentation of mounted African carved figurines to Col. Birbeck by one of Gilgil Township schoolgirls.



    Close-up of Colonel with carvings.



    Sundry shots of British soldiers based at Gilgil Garrison playing with the African children on the see-saw, swings, slide & swings.




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    Film ID:
    VLVA9I37J751XBKU0HRDTKRHUF287
    Media URN:
    VLVA9I37J751XBKU0HRDTKRHUF287
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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