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