• Short Summary

    Footage of people celebrating in Tanganyika after declaration of Independence.

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    Tanganyika Independence.

    Various shots of people dancing in the street. L/S Mr Iain MacLeod. Mr. Julius Nyerere and the Governor Sir Richard Turnbull walking towards camera in the garden of Government house during a garden party given in honour of the secretary of State by the Governor. L/S Mr. MacLeod meeting guests. M/S A chief shakes hands with Mr. MacLeod then with Mrs. MacLeod and Lady Turnbull. M/S Another chief shaking hands with Mr. MacLeod.

    L/S Crowds dancing and cheering outside Karamjee Hall in Dar-Es-Salaam. M/S Pan people dancing and shouting in the street. L/S Exterior of the Karamjee Hall as Mr. Nyerere is being carried shoulder high by the crowds after the independence announcement he is waving a banner reading "Complete independence 1961". L/S Crowds gathered round Mr. Nyerere as he gets into his car and then waves to the crowd and throws the banners into the air. Mr. Nyerere with his wife and two members of his government waving to the crowds from the back of the Land Rover.

    L/S man in the street leans forward and kisses the ground then leans back again. M/S as he leans forward and kisses the ground again. L/S Crowds rushing through streets waving branches from trees. L/S Mr. Nyerere in his car driving through the crowds. M/S As the car drives towards camera. L/S Crowds of people rushing through the streets after Mr. Nyerere's car.

    Cataloguer's note: For search purposes, Decolonization.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:27:00 / 01:10:00:00

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