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HAIPHONG, INDO-CHINA: TV Natives demonstrating in street. CU Troops in front of natives. GV Pan Troops pushing crowds back. Side V Troops moving forward towards & among crowd. GV Troops pushing crowds back in street. CU Ditto. GV Deserted street in Haiphong. LV Shops shut up, a few people on street. BV People on rickshaws with furniture. LV French troops marching out of town. SV Ditto. GV Viet Minh on outskirts of town prior to entering. CU French officer talking to Viet Minh officers. LV Lorries containing Viet Minh troops entering town. CU Natives clasping hands as lorry passes. GV Troops marching away from lorries. SV Native fixing flag on balcony of building. GV Viet Minh troops marching along road into Town. SV Ditto - past kiddies in f-g. SV Viet Minh flag being put in position across road. SV Viet Minh Officers pasting up notices on wall. GV Tanks along quayside to embark. SV Tank into Tabk-landing craft. SV Troops with French flag on quayside. CU General Cogny salutes. SV Body of French Unknown Soldier being hoisted aboard ship. CU French troops at salute. SV Pan Troops aboard ship. Shot From ship - underway, leaving Haiphong, man in f-g. Shot from ship - French flag flying.
GOOD SCENES. SV Troops skirmishing with natives, pushing bicycles over towards water. GV Natives rioting, throwing stones etc., GV French Soldiers' cemetery. SV General Cogny walking through cemetery looks at graves. SV General Cogny puts flowers on grave. SV French flag being lowered. CU French flag being marched away. Shot From ship - Passing Big rock. LV Destroyer & another ship passing big rocks.
France; Colonialism; Demonstrations; Independence Movements; Military - Ceremonial; Personalities - Armed Forces; Vietnam
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