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    Georgetown, British Guiana.

    Old records read as follows (check against film - shots may be in different sequence to description):

    Four men of Royal Welsh Fusiliers watching cricket. MS. Two Bandsmen of Royal Welsh Fusiliers watching the cricket. LS. Band of Royal Welsh Fusiliers playing during tea interval CU. Coloured boy listening to band also coloured Police MS. and CU. the Governor taking his tea during tea break. The Carib Club on the shore of the Demarra River (which has been taken over to house troop) Various soldiers in Sergeants Mess relaxing, drinking beer and smoking. MS. Four drummers cleaning drums.CU. Soldier and his drum. CU. Soldier. GV. Servicing requistioned transport. MS. Two soldiers. & CU. MS. Soldier shows another how to cut heavy gauge wire. CU. Chisel and hammer etc., Drum Major Knocks a hockey ball to Band Master. GV. Battalion H.Q. MCU. Soldier with Battalion flag. Soldier and two local boys with monkey.In the Minister's Club (also taken over) Brig. Jackson talks to his staff. GV. and CU. Brigadier Jackson.

    MS. Four drummers cleaning drums. CU. Soldier and his drum. CU. Soldier. GV. Servicing requisitioned transport. MS. Two soldiers. & CU. MS. Soldier shows another how to cut heavy guage wire. CU. Chisel and hammer etc., Drum Major knocks a hockey ball to Band Master. GV. Battalion H.Q. MCU. Soldier with Battalion flag. Soldier and two local boys with monkey. In the Mariner's Club (also taken over) Brig. Jackson talks to his staff. GV. and CU. Brigadier Jackson. LS. Two local boys fishing in the background is Frigate "Burghead Bay" Further shot of Burghead Bay" GV. Law Courts in Georgetown MS. Queen Victoria's Statue in forecourt of Law Court. GV.The House of Parliament, Georgetown. Various shots. Governor and Lady Savage. CU's of Governor and Lady Savage. CU's of Governor and Lady Savage. The Cathedral of Georgetown.Modern store. LS. GV. High Street (2 shots) Various shots GV's of Georgetown.

    Four men of Royal Welsh Fusiliers watching cricket. GV. Coloured spectators watching cricket. MS. The four Fusiliers from the front. MS. Group of coloured people watching the game. CU. Pan two coloured people. MS. Two bandsmen of Royal Welsh Fusiliers watching the cricket. CU. One of them sucking a piece of ice to keep cool. End of Trinidad's first innings last pair coming off field, Wilfred Ferguson and J. Taylor. LS. British Guiana team walkingnoff and into pavillion.

    The Carib Club on the shore of the Demarara River (which has been taken over to house troops). Various soldiers in Sergeants mess relaxing, drinking beer and smoking. GV.
    (Orig. Neg.)

    BRITISH GUIANA CRISIS. (Georgetown.) LS. Band of Royal Welsh fusiliers playing during tea interval. CU's Coloured boy listening to band, also coloured police MS. and CU. The Governor taking his tea during tea break. Glendon Gibbs one of British Guiana's opening pair, batting (2 shots),George Camacho batting (2 shots) Shot from behind, Radio Demarara commentators. MS. Negroes and Indians in trees, watching the game. CU. Notice - "Rain No. Money Refunded" CU. As girl walks past with sunshades. (Orig. Neg.)

    POLITICAL - FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS - BRITISH GUIANA BRITISH GUIANA CRISIS. (Georgetown.) Four men of Royal Welsh Fusiliers watching cricket. GV. Coloured spectators watching cricket. MS. The four fusiliers from the front. MS. Group of coloured people watching the game. CU. Pan, two coloured people. MS. Two bandsmen of Royal Welsh Fusiliers, watching the cricket. CU. One of them sucking a piece of ice to keep cool. End of Trinidad's first innings, last pair coming off field Wilfred Ferguson and J. Taylor. LS. British Guiana team walking off and into pavillion. LS. Band of Royal Welsh Fusiliers playing during tea interval. CU's Coloured boy listening to band, also coloured police. MS. CU. The Governor taking his tea during tea break. Glendon Gibbs, one of British Guiana's opening pair batting (2 shots) George Camacho batting (2 shots) Shot from behind, Radio Demarara commentators. MS. Negros and Indians in trees, watching the game. CU. Notice "Rain No. Money Refunded" CU. As girls walk past with sunshades. Press representatives interviewing Dr. and Mrs. Jagan on the steps of their home. Various shots of them both - son Joe runs up the steps to mother Mrs. Jagan. The Carib Club on the shore of the Demarara River (which has been taken over to house troops) Various soldiers in Sergeants Mess relaxing, drinking beer and smoking.

    TYPES. BRITISH GUIANA. BRITISH GUIANA CRISIS. (Georgetown.) GV Coloured spectators watching cricket. MS Group of coloured people watching the game. Pan two coloured people. CU's Coloured boy listening to band, also coloured police. MS Negroes and Indians in trees, wathcing, the games. (Orig.Neg.)

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1953
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    92967
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3436.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:05:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:18:00 / 01:45:33:00
    Canister:
    UN 2657 E
    Sort Number:
    UN 2657 E
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    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics
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    British Guiana 1924 Caribbean Georgetown Sitting in Tree British Guyana
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