Liberian Independence 1962

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    Various shots of the Liberians dancing in traditional costumes as the African band is playing. People walking around and watching the dancers. A car carrying several dignitaries arrives. Various shots of the dignitaries walking along lines of crowd. This is most probably footage of the Liberian President William V. S. Tubman visiting remote villages during the independence celebrations. Plane arriving at the airport and several black men leave it. They kiss and shake hands with President Tubman and are presented with flowers. More shots of the dignitaries shaking hands. Cut to African villagers crowded on side of dusty road with huts in background. President's car drives past them. Dignitaries inspecting the Guard of Honour, shaking hands with lines of people and watch the parade through crowded streets of the Liberian capital Monrovia. More shots of the President performing civic duties during the celebrations.

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    Cataloguer:
    Sanja
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    86724
    Sort Number:
    UN 3627 A
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:07:00 / 01:09:14:00
    Canister:
    UN 3627 A
    Film ID:
    3050.02
    Issue Date:
    1962
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