The first Prime Minister of the West Indies Federation is elected.
Unused / unissued material -
Trinidad, West Indies.
"Little Carib" dancers rehearsing. GV's. Port of Spain, Trinidad. 2 shots Red House (House of Parliament). Various shots of typical beaches of Trinidad. Various shots of Miss Pearl Marshall (first black girl to fly with the Royal Family) relaxing with a drink and then as a dancer.
Various shots of arrival of Sir Alexander Bustamante for the proceedings. Arrival of Sir Grantley Adams - Premier of Barbados - waving. Various shots of waiting crowd cheering as he waves. After the elections. Sir Grantley (First Federal Prime Minister) leaves Red House and is cheered and greeted and signs autographs. Various shots of Sir Grantley leaving.
N.B. No shots of the Royal person - MD. Material dates from 18/04/1958. Film shows signs of damage.