Liu Shao-Chi is voted new Chief of State, Mao is seen casting his vote.
Title reads: "Mao Grooms Successor".
Peiping (Beijing, Peking), China.
Red Chinese Elections. Various shots people standing up and applauding. M/S Chairman of Chinese Communist Party Mao Tse Tung dropping vote into ballot box . Various shots Tibet's Panchen Lama voting. Various shots others Chinese government officials voting. C/U votes being taken out of box. L/S assembly. C/U woman applauding. C/U new Chief of State Liu Shao-Chi.
Various shots crowds dancing in street. C/U woman applauding. People in procession march past. M/S Chinese leaders, including Mao, on balcony. G/V crowds letting balloons off, they float up into the air. M/S Chinese women walking along in the parade. G/V balloons floating in air, camera pans up with them.