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    FIRST ROLL.



    AT "PLACE DES MARTYRS" IN BEIRUT.



    SECURITY FORCES AND ARMY SURROUNDING PLACE SOON PRESIDENT CHAMOUN WILL ARRIVE.



    PEOPLE GATHERED ALL AROUND THE PLACE



    OVERCROWDED SURROUNDING HOUSE VERANDAS.



    PRESIDENT CHAMOUN REACHES THE CEREMONY PLACES.



    HE LEFT THE CAR



    HE REVIEWED ARMY, INTERIOR/SECURITY FORCES AND POLICE.



    HE IS SHAKING HAND WITH MINISTERS. THEN ENTER THE HONOUR TRIBUNE.



    SPEECH BY MINISTRY OF NATIONAL EDUCATION, CLOVIS ELKAZEN WHOSE FATHER AND UNCLE WERE HANGED IN 1917 BY TURKISH AT THIS CEREMONY PLACE FOR CLAIMING LEBANESE INDEPENDENCE.



    DEPUTY GEORGE SIRACH HKL, WHOSE BROTHER WERE HANGED AT THE SAME OCCASION AND DAY.



    AFTER CEREMONY PRESIDENT CHAMOUN IS LEAVING WITH PRIME MINISTER SANI SOLH.



    SECOND ROLL.



    ARMY PARADE



    LONG SHOT CROWD AROUND THE TRIBUNE.



    LEBANESE PAINTER HAS SHOWN IN A FRESQUE THE LEBANESE MARTYRS GOING TO DEATH AT RIGHT IS JAHAL PACHA "THE RED GOVERNOR". THIS FRESQUE WAS EXPOSED IN THE OFFICIAL TRIBUNE




    Initials


    ATTENTION: THIS FILM IS A KODAK SUPER XX BLUE BASE REVERSAL FILM

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

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    Film ID:
    VLVACBJ8D4D489T5P2FMM2PJKBXMA
    Media URN:
    VLVACBJ8D4D489T5P2FMM2PJKBXMA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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