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  • Short Summary

    Jomo Kenyatta being feted by the crowds after becoming Prime Minister in Kenyan elections.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Nairobi, Kenya

    Various shots, Jomo Kenyatta addressing a public meeting in the open air during the 1963 election campaign. Various shots of Kenyan crowds. MS Other politicians speak at the microphone. Pan across crowds in open fields where the rally is taking place.

    Various shots, Kenyan voters race past police into the polling station at St Michael's School to vote. MS A group of women walk in to vote. Pan along queue of men being marshalled by the police, waiting to vote. LS Polling Station. Various high shots, Kenyatta stands on tables as he is declared the victor outside an official building. Pan across crowds milling about on the streets and a distant police cordon. MS High shot, crowds hail Prime Minister Kenyatta after results, they surge forward. MS Police cordon. Various shots, tribeswomen dancing in traditional costume in the streets. High shot, police dealing with a small fracas on the street. Various shots, Kenyatta's aides making way from him amongst crowds and general jubiliation on the street. MS Kenyatta walks past photographers to meet with other leaders and seated reading, at a conference table. He poses with others for the camera.

    Cataloguer's Note: Good shots of large numbers of people running then queuing to vote.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:25:00 / 01:11:00:00
    UN 4027 C

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