Crowds gather in Pretoria as South Africa becomes a republic.
South Africa Republic. Pretoria.
L/Ss of large crowds in streets. High angle shot of crowds in rain holding umbrellas. L/S of arrival of President elect Charles Robert Swart (Governor General). More shots of large crowds. M/S of platform with cars pulling up. L/S of platform Doctor Verwoerd can be seen making speech. M/S of crowds listening . M/S of groups of people under plastic cover sheltering from rain. M/S of statue of Paul Kruger. Shots of crowds gathering round statue.