• Short Summary

    Kenya's independence ceremony takes place in Nairobi. Africa.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Kenya gains independence.

    Nairobi, Kenya. Africa.

    L/S Garden party in progress at Government House. Various shots as Prime Minister Jomo Kenyatta introduces guests to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and Duncan Sandys. M/S Government House. M/S Duke shaking hands with guests. L/S crowd. L/S City Hall. M/S Duke signing for the Freedom of the City, he walks back and sits down. M/S Kenyatta signing.

    L/S pan across crowd at the stadium. M/S as the Duke hands the Independence papers to Kenyatta, they shake hands and Kenyatta turns and waves papers for crowd. C/U Kenyan soldiers standing by flag pole. L/S of the Governor-General, Duke of Edinburgh and Kenyatta watching. C/U pan as the Union Jack is pulled down. L/S Duke watching. Various shots of tribal dancing in progress. Various shots of firework display.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1782.15
    Media URN:
    54995
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/12/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:02:00 / 01:24:04:00
    Canister:
    63/101

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