• Short Summary

    Revolution in Iraq sweeps away King Feisal and his Prime Minister.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Iraq Bombshell".

    Revolution in Iraq.

    CU King Feisal II and his uncle, Crown Prince Abul Illah in coach . GV Elevated, coach in procession with streets lined with people. CU Prime Minister Nuri-es-Said. GV Riots taking place in Iraq. SV Ditto, men carrying banners.

    LV The Kremlin, Moscow, Russia / USSR. CU Nikita Kruschev and Colonel Abdel Nasser.

    CU Leaflet on desk reading "Baghdad Pact". GV Delegates assembled for meeting of the Baghdad Pact. CU Three men seated on dais. CU Mr John Foster-Dulles speaking.

    SV King Feisal (aged 11) climbing down stairs on board ship. SV King Feisal and uncle leaving ship. GV King Feisal standing in front of microphones at his inauguration ceremony. CU King Feisal speaking. GV Royal Palace in Jordan illuminated at night. SV Elevated shot King Feisal II and King Hussein of Jordan at Hussein's wedding.

    SV Feisal leaving train and walking to Queen Elizabeth II, he takes off his hat, they shake hands and Feisal kisses the Queen's hand. CU Crown Prince looking around. CU Mounted Guard of the Household Cavalry. SV Queen and Feisal leaving station in State Coach.

    GV King Feisal and the Crown Prince inaugurating the oil well at Kirkuk by turning a wheel. CU Dial showing the amount of oil being pumped through. CU Feisal and Crown Prince turning wheel. GV Pipeline stretching away across desert.

    Cataloguer's Note: Story mainly made up from Library material - MD.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:41:00 / 01:26:27:00

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