Antonin Novotny becomes the new President of Czechoslovakia.
GV. Elevated shot of line of cars arriving with the new President Antonin Novotny at the Prague Castle. SV. Car carrying the new President, pulls up to a halt, and the new president steps out. He is greeted outside the Vladislav Hall by an official. GV. Interior shot of the hall, assembly stand and applaud as Novotny enters. SV. Panning shot of Novotny walking between applauding people to platform. SCU. Pan along delegates. GV. Looking along the hall to the platform where Novotny is speaking. SV. Novotny making his speech. SCU. Members of the Assembly giving slow handclap at the end of the President's speech. SCU. Novotny shaking hands with President of Soviet Union Voroshilov, he kisses him on both cheeks. GV. Elevated shot of cheering crowds outside waiting to greet their new president. SV. Panning shot of Novotny walking out onto balcony to face the crowds. He stands and starts applauding himself. LV. Cheering crowds. CU. Novotny acknowledging the cheers.