PRINCE PHILIP VISITS GUYANA, VENEZUELA and COLUMBIA on Trade Mission.
Sub title: "Touring Western Hemisphere, Prince Philip surveys territories of increasing trade value to Britain"
British Guiana.(Now called Guyana.) Georgetown.
Statue of Queen Victoria in centre of Georgetown. Street scene, CU local man, donkey and cart. Churches. Flowers. Black nanny with three white children. Big sign "Welcome to British Guiana". Plane in air. Aerial view of Georgetown. CU governor Sir and Lady Grey. Guiana flag on plane. 1st. Bat. Royal Hampshire Reg. is the Guard of Honour.
B.O.A.C. prop Airliner lands and taxi's. CU of PM Dr. Cherry Jagan. The Duke meets VIP's. Crowds of people waving Union Jack flags. Another group hold up protest signs eg. "Slavery begins if Jagan wins Independence". Duke drives through crowds of waving people. Masses run to see him.
Duke flies in twin helicopter to New Amsterdam. Aerial views. Crowd shots as Duke drives passed. He stands for a march past of scouts. Smiling crowds. Back in George Town children sit on grass in shape of the country.
Duke visits Government Technical Institute. He talks to a student in the Machine Shop. Duke presents prizes to students. Duke drives past mass of waving children. He visits an open cast bauxite mine. Massive cutting machine digs into earth.
GV Caracas. Downtown streets. Plane flying over mountains (a twin prop BEA Handley Page, Dark Herald ?) . Duke at the controls. Aerial shots of blocks of flats. Duke inspects large guard of honour. GV highways and city in BG. Highway drive. Multiple flyovers.
Big highway into town. Crashed cars in wreckers yard. At the Palace the Duke sits with President Romollo Bevencor (?sp). Driving through tree lined roads to Maracaibo. Beach scenes. Maracaibo town shots, The Duke lays a wreath at the statue of Bolivar.
Highway enters a tunnel in hillside. Statues at Carabobo celebrating the defeat of the Spanish, Duke lays wreath. CU soldiers. Duke visits the British Institute in Caracas. Airport departure, and again the Duke takes the controls of the plane. Aerial shots of clouds. Duke in passenger seat writing.
Aerial shot of town. Airport arrival with Military guard of honour. He is met by the Foreign Minister Dr. Cisaido (? sp) they drive through wet streets to the Palace. GV Bogota. Palace Ext. Duke presented a special Honour by the President Dr Alberto Comago.
Duke driven through Bogata, Banks, crowds, main streets. expensive shops, Stamp printing. Visit to Glaxo Laboratories. BMC factory visit. He talks to students at the Anglo Columbian School.
St Philipe Port, Caratagena.
GV Port and Castle. Duke drives past Naval Warships. Presidential Guard march past at airport. Officials at departure. Duke in plane looking at a map of South America.