• Short Summary

    BEIRUT, LEBANON, IN COMMON WITH OTHER CITIES OF THE ARAB WORLD, WAS THE SCENE NOV 1 OF A LARGE-SCALE DEMONSTRATION OF SYMPATHY FOR THE ALGERIAN NATIONALIST REBELS.

  • Description

    1.
    GTV DEMONSTRATORS CARRYING BANNERS, PARADE THROUGH STREETS
    0.05

    2.
    TV DITTO
    0.08

    3.
    SCU WOMEN IN PARADE, SHOUTING
    0.16

    4.
    GTV PAN..DEMONSTRATION TOWARDS BUILDING
    0.27

    5.
    TV DITTO
    0.32

    6.
    TV STUDENTS CLAP HANDS AND SHOUT, (2 SHOTS)
    0.40

    7.
    TV DITTO, WITH BANNERS READING: "GET OUT FRANCE OF ALGERIA"
    0.45

    8.
    GV SPEAKER ADDRESSING CROWD FROM BALCONY
    0.51

    9.
    TV DEMONSTRATORS
    0.54

    10.
    GV 2 SHOTS..ARMOURED CARS MOVING TOWARDS
    1.01

    11.
    SV TROOPS STANDING BY
    1.05



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: BEIRUT, LEBANON, IN COMMON WITH OTHER CITIES OF THE ARAB WORLD, WAS THE SCENE NOV 1 OF A LARGE-SCALE DEMONSTRATION OF SYMPATHY FOR THE ALGERIAN NATIONALIST REBELS. THE OCCASION WAS THE SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ALGERIAN REBELLION.

    APPROXIMATELY FIFTEEN-THOUSAND EXCITED DEMONSTRATORS MARCHED THROUGH THE STREETS. THEIR CHANTS AND BANNERS WERE ANTI-FRENCH. IN THE SQUARE OF THE GRAND SERAJ THEY LISTENED AS SPEAKERS CONDEMNED THE FRENCH HANDLING OF THE SITUATION.

    ARMOURED CARS AND STEEL-HELMETED TROOPS WERE OUT IN FORCE, BUT THERE WERE NO INCIDENTS, AND THE DEMONSTRATION DISPERSED IN A ORDERLY MANNER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5PJDE6TXKSZNX6DZ64CGNSWEW
    Media URN:
    VLVA5PJDE6TXKSZNX6DZ64CGNSWEW
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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