Good shots of British troops on patrol during 'The Troubles' in Northern Ireland.
Unissued / Unused material -
Londonderry / Derry - Northern Ireland.
Various shots of British soldiers patrolling along a street in Londonderry. The troops carry rifles and riot shields. A few locals are standing watching them walk past. LS of man walking down round talking to people - Possibly politician John Hume. VS Graffiti painted on wall including 'Dad's Army' and 'Go Home' and 'Join The IRA'. Various other Republican / Nationalist slogans painted on different walls. - 'Ireland For the Irish'. VS of run down housing areas Pan to show British soldiers on patrol along street. VS of man with donkey pulled cart collecting kitchen waste from houses. More anti-English and anti-RUC graffiti. High angle shot of housing area - people chatting in streets. More rooftop views of parts of Londonderry. Signs of new flats being built. Travelling shots along road showing abandoned / derelict houses and burnt out cars. Piles of rubbish - possibly a barricade. Boys pretend pieces of wood are guns. More troops on patrol - possibly Royal Marines. Ls of children in streets. CU sign calling for a Rent Strike. Children play in the street. CU Poster - 'Strike Now against Internment'. More shots of troops.