• Short Summary

    MORE THAN 1,000 KENYA STUDENTS AND GUESTS CRAMMED INTO A SMALL RECEPTION ROOM IN THE HEART OF LONDON TONIGHT (WEDNESDAY) TO CELEBRATE ON THE EVE OF THEIR COUNTRY'S INDEPENDENCE.

  • Description

    1.
    CHARING CROSS ROAD.
    0.04

    2.
    SV ENTRANCE TO THE TRAVISTOCK BANQUETING ROOMS.
    0.07

    3.
    SV INT. HIGH COMMISSIONER DR KARANJA ARRIVES WITH OTHER GUESTS.
    0.11

    4.
    CU DR KARANJA.
    0.15

    5.
    SCU KENYA STUDENTS ARRIVE.
    0.21

    6.
    GV PAN... RECEPTION.
    0.28

    7.
    SV PAN... GUESTS
    0.35

    8.
    LV PAN... SANDHURST CADET CARRIES NEW KENYA FLAG.
    0.41

    9.
    SV GUESTS.
    0.44

    10.
    GV DR KARANJA WALKS FORWARD AND RECEIVE NEW FLAG FROM CADET (SOF UP : APPLAUSE & CHEERING.)
    1.11

    11.
    GV CHILDREN'S CHOIR SINGS NEW NATIONAL ANTHEM.
    1.28

    12.
    SV GUESTS APPLAUD.
    1.32

    13.
    LV INTO CU... DR KARANJA MAKES SPEECH (SOF STARTS:"ALL OF YOU HAVE READ....SOF OUT:....CITIZENS."
    2.10

    14.
    SV GUESTS DRINKS TOASTS.
    2.20

    15.
    CU ZOOM BACK TO GV NEW KENYAN FLAG...
    2.30


    TRANSCRIPT: DR KARANJA: "ALL OF YOU HAVE READ THAT SPECIAL MESSAGE WHICH THE PRIME MINISTER HAS PASSED TO YOU, THROUGH ME PERSONALLY, TO MARK THE OCCASION OF INDEPENDENCE OF OUR COUNTRY. HE HAS SUGGESTED THAT EACH ONE OF YOU IS AN AMBASSADOR FOR THE COUNTRY OF KENYA. WITH THE ATTAINMENT OF INDEPENDENCE WE HAVE EXTRA RESPONSIBILITIES, BOTH AS STUDENTS AND AS CITIZENS."




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    Background: MORE THAN 1,000 KENYA STUDENTS AND GUESTS CRAMMED INTO A SMALL RECEPTION ROOM IN THE HEART OF LONDON TONIGHT (WEDNESDAY) TO CELEBRATE ON THE EVE OF THEIR COUNTRY'S INDEPENDENCE.KENYA'S NEW HIGH COMMISSIONER, DR.J.N.KARANJA, ATTENDED AND SPOKE TO THEM TO THEIR FRESH RESPONSIBILITIES.

    FILM SHOWS THE BUILDING IN CHARGING CROSS ROAD WHERE THE RECEPTION WAS HELD; GUESTS ARRIVING; CLOSE-UP OF DR.KARANJA; A SANDHURST CADET CARRYING THE NEW KENYA FLAG, AND A CHILDREN CHOIR SINGING THEIR NEW NATIONAL ANTHEM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5P6GH88A4P575MTUELEQBQO9C
    Media URN:
    VLVA5P6GH88A4P575MTUELEQBQO9C
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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