• Short Summary

    Liu Shao-Chi is voted new Chief of State, Mao is seen casting his vote.

  • Description

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1585.15
    Media URN:
    51041
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/06/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:10:00 / 01:28:53:00
    Canister:
    59/47

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