• Short Summary

    Students demonstrate about political situation in Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Governor stands firm.

    Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe).

    M/S VC-10 on tarmac. M/S's people boarding VC-10. C/U stewardess. C/U departure sheet showing at top "Salisbury". M/S as VC-10 takes off. Various shots students marching along Nairobi street waving placards. M/S's more students with notices. L/S of the building which houses the British High Commission. L/S of the demonstrators in front of building. C/U two policemen on horseback. M/S of the demonstrators crowded round cars. M/S's students holding up notice. C/U another notice "Hang Smith and quislings". Various shots students chanting. C/U another notice "Britain has betrayed Africans". M/S of the Cecil Rhodes statue in Salisbury. C/U and L/S Union Jack flag flying, pan down to scene in Cecil Square.

    M/S African open air market. M/S African woman selling fruit. L/S open air restaurant. M/S African watering flower beds in Cecil Square. L/S of cathedral in Salisbury. M/S as Governor Sir Humphrey Gibbs leaves Cathedral. L/S congregation leaving. M/S of Sir Humphrey leaving in his car. M/S of the Governor's residence as the car drives in. M/S Memorial to war dead. L/S soldiers lined up. C/U Rhodesia badge. L/S as Mr Lardner-Burke, Minister of Law and Order, lays wreath on behalf of Rhodesian Government. C/U old soldier. M/S Mr. Lardner-Burke standing in front of memorial, he turns and walks away. Soldiers opposite stand easy. C/U old soldier with medals. C/U Mr Lardner-Burke talking to old soldiers. M/S wreaths on memorial. C/U of the wreath from Rhodesian Government. L/S people in Gardens of Remembrance. M/S crosses. C/U old soldier looking at them. C/U crosses.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:59:00 / 01:20:58:00

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