• Short Summary

    Six of the crew of the rebel-held Portuguese liner, 'Santa Maria', of the eight landed at Santa Lucia (Antilles) Jan 24, arrived back in Lisbon, by air, Jan 29.

  • Description

    1.
    GV SIX MEMBERS OF CREW WALK FROM PLANE TO BUILDING
    0.06

    2.
    SCV MEDICAL MEMBER OF CREW EMBRACES COLLEAGUE, ENTER ROOM POE PRESS CONFERENCE
    0.25

    3.
    BV PRESSMEN AROUND MEMBERS OF CREW
    0.32

    4.
    CU PAN.. ALONG MEMBERS OF CREW SEATED
    0.52

    5.
    SV MEDICAL MEMBER OF CREW TALKS TO PRESS
    0.55

    6.
    TV & CU DITTO
    1.11

    7.
    CU SICK MEMBER OF CREW
    1.16

    8.
    SV CREW SEATED
    1.24

    9.
    SV SICK MEMBER ASSISTED FROM ROOM
    1.28

    10.
    CU MEDICAL MEMBER EMBRACES WIFE AND MOTHER
    1.35

    11.
    SV ANOTHER MEMBER OF CREW EMBRACES FAMILY
    1.43

    12.
    CU ANOTHER MET BY FAMILY
    1.50

    13.
    GV PAN.. MEMBERS OF CREW LEAVE BUILDING WITH FAMILIES
    1.59

    14.
    GV DITTO
    2.01



    Initials JRG/BA/S/AW



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Six of the crew of the rebel-held Portuguese liner, 'Santa Maria', of the eight landed at Santa Lucia (Antilles) Jan 24, arrived back in Lisbon, by air, Jan 29.

    A large force of newsmen questioned them at the airport before the men were able to rejoin their families.

    They said that not more than five or six Portuguese figured among the rebels led by Captain Galvao. "Everything happened very suddenly just as the ship's watch was being changed at midnight (Jan 21). Galvao and his men, mostly Spaniards, swooped into the engine room, armed with machine-guns and grenades. The ship's master could do nothing against these armed men. The seizure was a total surprise."
    The same day as the men's return to Lisbon, Brazil's incoming President Janio Quadros offered refuge to the rebels. He said he was an old friend of Galvao and would not turn the ship over to the Portuguese, authorities.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4AP6BNT7BY7S06IP976PRA4P9
    Media URN:
    VLVA4AP6BNT7BY7S06IP976PRA4P9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/01/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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