• Short Summary

    THE NEW FLAG OF WEST PAPUA - THE RENAMED DUTCH NEW GUINEA - WAS HOISTED ALL OVER THE TERRITORY DEC.1.

  • Description

    1.
    ONLOOKERS


    2.
    ONLOOKERS


    3.
    EUROPEAN WOMAN LOADING HER 8MM CINE-CAMERA


    4.
    FILMING AND PHOTOGRAPHING ONLOOKERS


    5.
    BOY SCOUT.


    6.
    ONLOOKERS


    7.
    FOREIGN PRESSMEN


    8.
    PAPUAN POLICE TROOPS COME MARCHING ON TO MOUNT GUARD IN FRONT OF NEW GUINEA COUNCIL-BUILDING


    9.
    GUARD OF HONOUR LINING UP.


    10.
    DITTO.


    11.
    PAPUAN MR.KAISIEPO, 1ST DEPUTY CHAIRMAN OF NEW GUINEA COUNCIL AND MR.INURY, CHAIRMAN OF THE NATIONAL COMITE EN ROUTE TO WELCOME ARRIVING GOVERNOR, DR PLATTEEL.


    12.
    MR.KAISIEPO WELCOMES GOVERNOR AT CAR.


    13.
    RESIDENT OF HOLLANDIA, W.G..WINIA, INVITES GOVERNOR TO INSPECT GUARD OF HONOUR.


    14.
    GUARD OF HONOUR IS BEING PRESENTED BY ITS COMMANDER (A PAPUAN), TO GOVERNOR PLATTEEL.


    15.
    GOVERNOR INSPECTING GUARD OF HONOUR.


    16.
    GOVERNOR TAKES HIS PLACE AMONG ONLOOKING AUTHORITIES.


    17.
    MR.KAISIEPO AND GOVERNOR PLATTEEL.


    18.
    GUARD OF HONOUR PRESENTING ARMS.


    19.
    PAPUAN WOMEN-CHOIR SINGING DUTCH NATIONAL ANTHEM AND PAPUAN NATIONAL ANTHEM.


    20.
    DITTO, CLOSE UP, WITH DUTCH CHOIR-MASTER


    21.
    DITTO.


    22.
    MR.KAISIEPO HANDS NEW PAPUAN NATIONAL FLAG OVER THE POLICEMEN.


    23.
    POLICEMEN CARRY FLAG TOWARDS FLAGPOLE


    24.
    POLICEMEN MAKE FLAG READY FOR HOISTING


    25.
    GUARD OF HONOUR PRESENTING ARMS.


    26.
    PAPUAN NATIONAL FLAG BEING HOISTED.


    27.
    THE TWO POLICEMEN PERFORMING THIS DUTY


    28.
    FLAG IS HOISTED.


    29.
    GOVERNOR AND AUTHORITIES


    30.
    ONLOOKERS


    31.
    HOLLANDIA'S BURGOMASTER (HOOFD VAN PLAATSELIJK BESTUUR) PETERS, GIVES AND EXPLANATION (BACK SHOT).


    32.
    DITTO (SIDE SHOT)


    33.
    ONLOOKERS


    34.
    BOY SCOUT


    35.
    POLICE GUARD AT ATTENTION.


    36.
    APPLAUSE.


    37.
    MR.INURY ADDRESSING MEETING


    38.
    DITTO


    39.
    CLOSE UP COMMANDER OF THE PAPUAN POLICE GUARD.


    40.
    GENERAL VIEW.


    41.
    DITTO


    42.
    FLYING PAPUAN NATIONAL FLAG (FADE OUT)




    Initials TDH/S-O/PB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE NEW FLAG OF WEST PAPUA - THE RENAMED DUTCH NEW GUINEA - WAS HOISTED ALL OVER THE TERRITORY DEC.1. IN HOLLANDIA, THE CAPITAL, THE FLAG WAS RAISED ABOVE THE NEW GUINEA COUNCIL BUILDING IN THE PRESENCE OF DR.P.J.PLATTEEL, THE DUTCH GOVERNOR.

    GOVERNOR PLATTEEL FIRST INSPECTED A PAPUAN GUARD OF HONOUR THEN TOOK HIS PLACE AMONG DIGNITARIES AS A PAPUAN GIRLS' CHOIR SAND THE DUTCH AND PAPUAN NATIONAL ANTHEMS. MR.KAISIEPE, FIRST DEPUTY CHAIRMAN OF THE NEW GUINEA COUNCIL, HANDED THE NEW FLAG TO PAPUAN POLICEMEN WHO HOISTED IT TO THE JACK.

    MR. INURY, CHAIRMAN OF THE NATIONAL COMMITTEE, MADE A SPEECH IN WHICH HE SAID: "MY DEAR COMPATRIOTS, YOU ARE LOOKING AT THE SYMBOL OF OUR UNITY AN OUR DESIRE TO TAKE OUR PLACE AMONG THE NATIONS OF THE WORLD. AS LONG AS WE ARE NOT REALLY UNITED WE SHALL NOT BE FREE. TO BE UNITED MEANS TO WORK HARD FOR THE GOOD OF OUR COUNTRY, NOW, UNTHE UNTIL THE DAY THAT WE SHALL BE INDEPENDENT, AND FURTHER FROM THAT DAY ON."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVANZ5AO1KPCH1Z2W914EGJFV3Z
    Media URN:
    VLVANZ5AO1KPCH1Z2W914EGJFV3Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/12/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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