Peking Television on Friday (1 October) showed scenes in Peking on Thursday night, the eve of National Day.
lv guests up steps into banquet hall (2 shots)
LV portrait of Chairman Mao
SV people applaud as Vice-President and Vice-Premier enter hall (5 shots)
SV guests eating and drinking toasts (6 shots-)
SV opera caption on screen
SV scenes from the Revolutionary Opera (5 shots)
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Background: Peking Television on Friday (1 October) showed scenes in Peking on Thursday night, the eve of National Day. This film was telerecorded in Hong Kong. Several thousand guests crowded into the Banquet Hall of the National Assembly building for the traditional reception. Toasts were drunk to celebrate the founding of the Republic. Also shown on Peaking Television was a performance of the Revolutionary Opera.