Leonard Beecher is new Archbishop of Tanganyika, Archbishop of Canterbury officiates.
Item title reads - Africa's new Archbishop.
Tanganyika (now Tanzania). East Africa.
M/S Archbishop of Canterbury Dr. Fisher alighting from aircraft at Dodoma Airport. M/S crowds waving. M/S Dr. Fisher shaking hands with various clergymen. C/U Bishop A. Stanway. C/U Dr. Fisher with the Right Reverend Yohana Omari, Bishop of Ukaguru and Ngule. M/S locals looking at the aeroplane. M/S garden party at the Mission to Seamen. M/S lady sat with baby. M/S Dr. Fisher talking to Mrs Angelina Reed aged 94 and her Missionary daughter Miss A. Reed who is in her late seventies. M/S guests.
Various shots of the procession towards the church where the new Bishop, Leonard Beecher, will be inaugurated. M/S Archbishop of Canterbury in the procession, bringing up the rear is Canon John Sepeku the first African to become Archdeacon in the Diocese of Zanzibar. M/S procession showing the new Bishop. M/S local women. M/S church interior showing the new Bishop and Dr. Fisher. M/S of the two Bishops walking past camera. Dr. Fisher takes Cross from bearer and turns to face the new Bishop. M/S crowd outside church. M/S Dr. Fisher holding a shield and a knobkerrie which had been presented to him.