• Short Summary

    BUILDING IN THE WORST OF ALGIERS'S SLUM AREAS ARE GRADUALLY BEING DEMOLISHED AND THE PEOPLE RESETTLED IN FLATS BUILT BY THE CITY COUNCIL.

  • Description

    1.
    GV HILLSIDE WITH OLD HOUSES AND SHACKS ON IT
    0.04

    2.
    GV CROWDS
    0.06

    3.
    MV BEN BELLA ARRIVES BY CAR, AND WALKS TOWARDS SLUM AREA.(2 SHOTS)
    0.27

    4.
    CU BEN BELLA AND OTHERS START TO DEMOLISH SLUM HOUSES
    0.34

    5.
    SV THE ARMY ARRIVES TO HELP TO CLEAR SLUMS
    0.39

    6.
    SV SOLDIERS KNOCKING DOWN OLD HOUSES (3 SHOTS)
    0.54

    7.
    SV BEN BELLA AND PARTY WALKING ROUND SLUM AREA (2 SHOTS)
    1.04



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: BUILDING IN THE WORST OF ALGIERS'S SLUM AREAS ARE GRADUALLY BEING DEMOLISHED AND THE PEOPLE RESETTLED IN FLATS BUILT BY THE CITY COUNCIL.

    AND OUT IN THE STREETS LENDING A HAND YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) WAS PRESIDENT BEN BELLA. HE LEFT HIS CAR AT THE SUBURB OF CLOS-SALEMBIER, WHERE SOLDIERS WERE DEMOLISHING A SHANTY TOWN, AND HELD PULL DOWN AN OLD HOUSE.

    THE ALGERIAN PRESIDENT, WHO NATIONALISED ALL FRENCH-OWNED LAND WHEN HE TOOK OFFICE, THEN CONTINUED HIS TOUR OF THE CONDEMNED AREAS. THIS REHOUSING SCHEME IS PART OF STRONG GOVERNMENT MEASURES TO REMEDY ALGERIA'S SERIOUS HOUSING SHORTAGE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACUB4G4162WXIKXVHA9ATA0C2U
    Media URN:
    VLVACUB4G4162WXIKXVHA9ATA0C2U
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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