• Short Summary

    Sikhs protesting in India, singer Pat Boone in Australia, and 'Vanguard' aground in Portsmouth.

  • Description

    Item title reads - News in Flashes.

    India. L/S of the Government of India's main Secretariat building in New Delhi with a police cordon in the foreground. L/S Sikhs standing on a wall yelling and waving their arms demonstrating for independence. L/S of a group of women sat on wall doing the same. C/U small boy yelling and waving his arms. L/S men and women shouting and jumping up and down. L/S police cordon. Various shots of a crowd of Sikhs yelling and shouting. M/S of a man trying to hold the Sikhs back. C/U of the Sikhs jumping up and down. Various shots as they are arrested and taken away to police wagon. M/S of people straining against a cordon of men, one breaks through and walks towards camera shouting and waving a banner.

    Intertitle - 'Sydney' (Australia). L/S singer Pat Boone walking from his aircraft at Mascot airport Sydney. M/S crowds watching. Various interior shots of Pat surrounded by fans. L/S as he signs autographs. M/S Pat being hustled out of the crowd by police. M/S fans peering through the window. M/S as he drinks a cup of tea. C/U of him laughing.

    Intertitle - 'Portsmouth' (Hampshire). Various shots of battleship 'Vanguard' run aground. Various shots of tugs pulling her away. Various shots as she is towed away.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:21:00 / 01:12:06:00

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