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  • Short Summary

    The arrest and screening for terrorism of East Nicosian men by British troops and Cypriot police.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Nicosia, Cyprus

    MS Four young civilian men entering barbed wire enclosure in the grounds of the pan-Cyprian Gymnasium School opposite the Archbishopric palace, where several bombs had been thrown in recent days. They are made to stand by British paratroopers before military vehicles from which masked men look out and try to identify which of them are terrorists. (4 shots). LS Paratroopers with the male population of Eastern Nicosia in a compound in the school grounds. (2 shots). MS Taken from the military trucks, young Nicosian men being made to stand for identification. LS Troops on rooftops guarding area. MS British troops (possibly paratroopers or the South Staffords) entering a house. MS Soldier on guard on rooftop. MS Cypriot police and British troops rounding up male members of population in door to door house searches. (3 shots). MS Older men stand at a table are are paid money. MS Males being screened for identification as terrorists in front of the military trucks, and being held captive in the compound. (4 shots). MS British soldier with automatic weapon guarding the compound.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 21/03/1956.

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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:
    01:46:49:00 / 01:49:05:00
    UN 2826 I

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