Flag raising ceremony marks independence for Mauritius.
No title. Independence for Mauritius.
Panning shot crowds on large building waiting arrival of the Governor General's car. L/S Governor General's car arriving at the stadium. M/S military band marching and playing. L/S ditto. M/S group Indian dancers in the grass arena. M/S more dancers. M/S girls in group dancing.
M/S Governor General Sir John Rennie and Prime Minister Sir Seewoosagur Ramgodam walking towards camera for the flag raising ceremony. M/S Naval Lieutenant of Royal Navy standing beside flag pole. M/S Mauritian police officer standing on opposite side of flag pole. M/S RN Lt. starting to lower Union Jack, pan up as Union Jack is lowered. M/S Governor General saluting, the Prime Minister stands beside him. M/S as the Mauritian police officer starts to raise the independent Mauritius flag, pan up as the flag is raised. M/S Governor General saluting. Back view ditto. Pan up to the Mauritius flag flying from top to pole.
Angle shot crowds waving and cheering from roof top. M/S Prime Minister waving to crowds as he walks with Governor General. M/S schoolchildren waving flags. Panning C/U Prime Minister waving to crowds. M/S schoolchildren waving flags. M/S the Governor General and the Prime Minister shaking hands.