North African leaders meet at Dar Es Salem Palace in Rabat for installation of King Hassan II.
Unissued / unused material.
North African leaders meet and King Hassan II is installed as Moroccan Sultan, Rabat, Morocco.
Exterior shots at night of the Dar Es Salam Royal Palace. CUs guards outside the Palace. MSs as President Bourguiba of Tunisia arrives at the Palace. MS as the Algerian rebel leader Ferhat Abbas arriving at and entering the Palace.
CU King Hassan ascending stairs in Palace. Various shots of Pres. Bourguiba, King Hassan and Mr. Abbas seated and talking together. CUs Tunisian and Moroccan flag on cars. MS as King Hassan accompanies President Bourguiba and Mr. Abbas to their cars. MS Palace guard in gardens. Various shots King Hassan in the Throne Room of the Palace, he is dressed in white robes. GV Moroccan officers saluting.
People milling around outside Palace. Various shots horse drawn coach passing through street, King Hassan waves to crowds from inside. Travel shot along cheering crowds. CU as the coach goes through Royal Palace gates, pan up to show facade of Palace.
CUs of barefooted Moroccans dressed in long white robes, kneeling and kissing the ground. MS King Hassan in white robes, on horse back waving to crowds. Pan along cheering crowds. MSs King Hassan on horse back, as he rides past cheering crowds.
Date on dope sheet is 06/03/1961.