• Short Summary

    Massive security preparations have been taken in Saigon for the inauguration today (31 October) of President Nguyen Van Thieu, following his re-election as President as sole candidate.

  • Description

    1.
    GV National policemen in front of City Hall, Saigon (3 shots)
    0.13

    2.
    LV pan to dais surrounded by barbed wire
    0.22

    3.
    Sv soldier steps over barbed wire
    0.32

    4.
    TV soldier patrolling dais
    0.34

    5.
    GV pan security men checking seats
    0.42

    6.
    SV armed soldier with people passing in street
    0.45

    7.
    GV pan armed troops in street to troops in truck standing by
    1.00

    8.
    LV pan from banner across road to troops in truck
    1.05

    9.
    SV troops in truck move out
    1.12

    10.
    SV armed troops in street
    1.15

    11.
    SV interior police patrolling corridor in block of flats
    1.18

    12.
    GTV dais in main Square
    1.23



    Initials AW



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Massive security preparations have been taken in Saigon for the inauguration today (31 October) of President Nguyen Van Thieu, following his re-election as President as sole candidate. Our film shows troops and police milling about the inauguration area. The dais where the President will take his oath stands outside City Hall.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7AKKMECA4M64CXFR1CGDHSA3J
    Media URN:
    VLVA7AKKMECA4M64CXFR1CGDHSA3J
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/10/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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