• Short Summary

    Patrice Lumumba is arrested by Joseph Mobutu in the Congo

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    Location: Leopoldville / Kinshasa, Congo, Africa

    Story about the arrest of former Congo Premier Patrice Lumumba

    Title reads "Lumumba arrest stirs new crisis in the Congo".

    MS Patrice Lumumba, hands tied behind back, is helped up onto truck. MS. Zoom in to CU. Lumumba seated in truck, showing he is now clean shaven. CU. Showing his hands tied behind his back. LS. as the truck leaves the airfield, pan to some of his followers shaking their fists after the truck.

    MS Zoom in to CU. Colonel Joseph Mobutu. Various shots, as Lumumba's arms are tied tighter and higher behind his back CU. Mobutu laughing. MS. Lumumba still being tied up. CU. as soldier tries to stuff into Lumumba's mouth a crumpled speech asserting his claim to power. (Comb. F.G.)

    Note: The Soviet Union demanded Lumumba's release and immediate talks at the United Nations. Lamumba would be dead by February 1961.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:43:00 / 01:08:40:00
    UN 3437 C

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