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  • Short Summary

    French military police search Arab men and boys suspected to be nationalist terrorists, scan Moslem women with minesweepers and man a checkpoint on the eve of a national strike.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Algiers, Algeria

    MS Armed French Military Police (MP) searching suspected nationalist terrorists on the lower Casbah hill before a threatened country-wide strike called by Algerian nationalists on the eve of the United Nations debate on Algeria. Suspects, including young boy and old men, climbing into lorry. LS Terrorist suspects climbing into lorry, lorry driving off. MS A Moslem woman walks past camera wearing yashmak, other women in yashmaks being searched by French military police. MS Military police scanning Arab women with anti-mine equipment to search them. MS French troops searching Arab men and boys at a checkpoint. MS Crowd of Arab men, possibly arrested, with Military Police standing in front. MS Two Moslem women walk through the checkpoint.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 16/01/1957.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:02:00 / 01:27:23:00
    UN 2926 D

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