Chinese gather in Tiananmen Square to celebrate the Cultural Revolution and deification of Mao Tse Tung in Beijing, China.
Beijing China Date:1966, October 1 Duration:5 min 44 sec Sound:Yes
A celebration during the Cultural Revolution and the deification of Mao Tse Tung in Beijing, China. A large crowd of civilians gathered in a square during the celebration. Paper lanterns seen. Buildings in the background. The civilians cheer and celebrate, all waving their copies of Mao's Little Red Book. . Dignitaries stand on a raised platform. Cho En Lai addresses the gathering. Mao Tse Tung stands nearby. Chinese leaders lead the crowds in chants. A band plays and masses of Chinese march with flags, and moving a gigantic image of Mao Tse Tung. The sky above Tiananmen Square is filled with balloons. A mass of Red Guard Chinese youth march with huge mural Poster depicting Chinese workers. Images of Marx, Lenin and Stalin are carried in the parade. A veritable sea of Chinese people marches in the Square, waving their copies of Mao's Little Red Book.
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