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    Riots in Cairo after the death of Lumumba in the Congo.


    M/S Crowds storming through streets, rioters with banners. M/S Crowd running towards camera shouting and screaming carrying banners. some of them are carrying big photos. of Lumumba. C/U Crowd carrying large banner. banner reads "Hammarskjold murderer" crowd continue past camera. M/S Crowds milling and yelling about on their way to Belgium Embassy C/U Crowd carrying banner reads "Ten of Millions of Lumumba's all over Africa". M/S Crowd outside embassy throwing stones at building. C/U Crowd round car which is burning fiercely. crowd is doing further damage to car.

    L/S Mass of crowd waving fists and shouting. Embassy is seen in background with fire burning by gates. C/U Car burning fiercely. M/S Embassy with crowd at gates. waving and shouting. Fire is burning by the gates. C/U of front of embassy showing railings with one man climbing on top. M/S Crowd shouting and waving banners. C/U Crowd at railings outside embassy. M/S Embassy building with smoke pouring from windows. C/U firemen playing hoses on building. C/U Looking through lattice work showing building at back with smoke pouring from windows. L/S Showing building with firemen placing hoses against it.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:10:00 / 01:31:20:00
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  • Appears in...

    Lumumba project FOR Temporary Workspaces: 3.10.2011 20:01 African material, 1950-70 Groppi Groppi Patch 1 CoG 60-72 Witnesses to 20th Century
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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