Prince Phillip greeted by large crowds on visit to the Solomon Islands.
Solomon Islands, Oceania, Africa
H.R.H. coming ashore and met by Sir John Gutch. H.R.H. walking to saluting base. H.R.H. inspecting Police guard of honour. People standing in water watching. H.R.H. meeting members of Advisory Council, and wives. H.R.H. inspecting Boy Scouts. Inspecting Girl Guides. H.R.H. leaving by car. GVs. of coconut palms at Ruaniu Plantation. CUs. of coconuts. GV. Copra drying plant. Duke arriving at Ruaniu. Duke watching process of splitting coconuts. Flesh being removed from coconuts. (Plantation owned by Mr. O .J. Symes, shows H.R.H. round). Jap gun (relic of war in the Pacific). View along main road (during was was known as Highway 20). Jap ship "Kyusya Muru" relic of war. H.R.H. arriving at Mendana Gardens. A programme is presented to Duke. Various shots of dancing by Bugana Girls' School (Malanesian Mission). Dancing by Visale School (R.C. Mission). Singing by Seventh Day Adventists School. Presents for Royal children being presented. (Excellent shot of boy giving Prince Phillip a boat) Duke walks round groups of school children, various shots. Duke receiving gifts. H.R.H. leaves for Government House. At the hospital sports field. Various shots of crowds carrying banners. Duke walks around groups of people. Local crowds with individual men holding signs up. (Lav.)