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    Haiphong, North Vietnam (Indochina).

    GV. Pan, demonstration taking place in street. Masses of the native population all wearing straw hats which they hold high in the air and make a peculiar formation on the screen. French Police are pushing the demonstrators back, & SV. CU. In centre of mob, & SV. & SCU. SV. Policeman throwing bicycle into river, & GV. Towards mob, & GV. SCU. Placards being pasted on wall. SCV. Man on balcony with flag. GV. Troops marching through streets, & SCU. GV. People waving at troops in vans. CU. Soldier sounding bugle - background of cemetery. SV. Soldier laying wreath on a grave. SCU. Three officers watching wreath laying. SV. Pan with flag draped coffin on van. SV. Pan from soldiers on quayside to coffin going aboard ship. GV. Warship steaming away from shore. French army is forced to evacuate as communist led Viet Minn troops march into Indochina's best naval base.

    (Dupe Neg.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    30777
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    525.10
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:05:00 / 01:18:51:00
    Canister:
    55/41
    Sort Number:
    55/041
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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