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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of the arrival of Habib Bourguibah (leader of the New Destour Party and Prime Minister of Tunisia) back in Tunisia and the Party's independence celebrations at the stadium.

  • Description

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

    Tunis, Tunisia

    Various shots of parades, including a torchlit parade, military parades with a women's unit, through Tunis to celebrate Tunisia's independence.

    MS Plane taxiing on runway at Tunis Airport. MS Habib Bourguibah (leader of the Neo Destour Party and later Prime Minister of Tunisia) alighting from his aircraft. (2 shots). Bourguibah and entourage crossing the tarmac, he waves to the crowd. CU Faces in the crowd. MS Bourguibah being warmly received by an elder in a throne room (possibly King Sidi Mohammed al Amid ?) (3 shots).

    MS Tracking shots of crowds lining the street. Bourgibah riding in a jeep and acknowledging crowds at a Party Meeting to celebrate independence at Tunis Stadium. (3 shots). LS High shot, Bourguibah mobbed by happy crowds. MS Bourguibah standing acknowledging crowds in the stadium. MS Hoisting the Tunisian flag. CU Flag flying. LS Pan over crowded stadium to Bourguibah speaking. LS and MS Bourguibah speaking at the podium. (4 shots). MS Crowd listening. MS March past including women's army units, shots of crowds applauding, and high shots of stadium. (16 shots).

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 26/03/1956.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:16:00 / 01:23:17:00
    UN 2825 A

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