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  • Short Summary

    Tensions are mounting in Trieste as Pro-Tito forces create problems.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - location and date unclear or unknown.

    Trieste, Italy.

    Shots of harbour with American warships docked. Including USS Fargo. The American cruiser alongside the quay in Trieste harbour. General shots of AA guns, heavy guns and a stem to stern shot.

    Various street scenes with trams moving about. VS of people cleaning rubbish from streets. VS crowds stand round a newspaper stand to read headlines. VS of Pro-Tito signs painted on houses. Trieste workers sit and lounge about in the streets. This was during a strike caused by the Tito regime taking over control of Italian workers. Shots of crowds gathering in streets.

    Shots of milk seller in market square and Pro Tito Slavs distribute food to members of the Communist Party. Shows them fighting and grabbing for the food. American troops drive around in armoured vehicle. VS a road block on the Pola road with troops interrogating passes.

    VS Pro-Tito flags flying from buildings. MS sign of Colombini town. VS Slav family in garden of their home. VS loading food on trucks. MS sign board indicates the end of the Morgan line. MS changing the guard on the road blocks of the Morgan Line. Shots around Sezana.

    Cataloguer's Note: Paperwork suggests date of material around 16/7/1946 - MD.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:10:00:00
    UN 1494 A

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