Earl Louis Mountbatten retires as Chief of Defence Staff. London.
Item title reads - Farewell to a Chief.
Earl Louis Mountbatten retires from his post as Chief of Defence Staff. London.
M/S mass bands marching towards camera. Various shots of Mountbatten coming out of Ministry and standing on steps. M/S Guard of Honour drawn up. C/U and M/S as Mountbatten walks to inspect the Guards, he salutes Commanding Officer. M/S as Mountbatten inspects Naval Guard. M/S as he walks on to inspect the Life Guards. M/S crowd watching. M/S Mountbatten inspecting Air Force Guard. M/S crowd. Various shots as Mountbatten walks over to chat with women on steps of Ministry. C/U Mountbatten. Various shots as Mountbatten shakes hands with man succeeding him, Sir Richard Hull.