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Pictorial Parade No. 122 - Western Samoa Independence Day

Short Film (Full Length) – 1962

It is a time for rejoicing for Western Samoa and for all Western Samoa's friends...
– New Zealand Prime Minister Keith Holyoake, talking at the Samoa Independence Day ceremony in Apia
In your hands, Samoa, lies the supreme authority of your own government and it will be up to you, each and everyone, and in particular the leaders, to do your duty, and do it well.
– Western Samoa's first joint head of state, Tupua Tamasese Maeole, speaking at the independence ceremony