• Short Summary

    Albert Delvaux, Acting Minister of the Interior for the Leopoldville Government, was seen working at his residence in Leopoldville Mar 19, shortly after return from checking Congolese Army defences at Boma and Matadi.

  • Description

    1.
    Delvaux at his desk with his Belgian advisor Hulet who is the acting Chief of cabinet.


    2.
    Conference (in the room next) of Bayaka tribal Chief presided by the Kiamfu who is the King of the Bayaka (tribe located along the Kwango River).


    3.
    Tribal Chief CU with pearl hat and mustaches.


    4.
    Kiamfu with his regal hat and holding a wooden snake sign of his power.


    5.
    Other chiefs in normal modern clothes without hats.


    6.
    Delvaux's children sitting on the terrasse and playing


    7.
    Delvaux eldest daughter Alphonsine.


    8.
    Delvaux mother.


    9.
    Children in their bedroom.


    10.
    Delvaux dictates to Hulet his protest addressed to UNO against import of hachich drug in Congo. He has in his hands the box containing this drug (to be smoked like tobacco), opens it and takes some drug with his fingers.




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    DELVAUX IS THE COMING MAN IN CONGO: See details in my dope about the Boma - Matadi trip from yesterday.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Albert Delvaux, Acting Minister of the Interior for the Leopoldville Government, was seen working at his residence in Leopoldville Mar 19, shortly after return from checking Congolese Army defences at Boma and Matadi.

    Also sitting at the desk was Mr. Delvaux's Belgian advisor M. Hulet.

    In the next room a conference of Bayaka tribal chiefs presided ever by Kiamfu, King of the tribe, was in session.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD2HEA5TKN1AFCSWE1KQOOHZRM
    Media URN:
    VLVAD2HEA5TKN1AFCSWE1KQOOHZRM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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