Indochina - Riots In Saigon 1955

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    Saigon, Indochina (Vietnam)

    SV. Anticommunist demonstrators marching through the Saigon streets, rioting against the Geneva Peace Agreement. SV. Women demonstrators marching. CU. Close up, women demonstrators marching. SV. Demonstrators marching. SV. Pan with demonstrators and two small children riding bicycle in foreground. SCU. Shot of rioters on the canopy of the Hotel Majestic, where the International Armistice Control Commission has its headquarters, pan to people in street below. SV. Rioters throwing flags down from windows of hotel Majestic. SV. People milling around street. GV. Outside hotel, overturned cars burning in foreground, & CU. GV. Firemen drenching rioters with their hoses - soldiers firing their guns in the air are seen, not only police. GV. Police firing guns in the air. & CU. GV. Rioters dispersing. SCU. Pan with police officer manhandling rioter who is clutching telephone. GV. Police barring masses from streets. SV. Pan across debris outside hotel. GV. Debris.

    (F.G.) (Orig "I")

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    30956
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    537.10
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:56:00 / 01:12:45:00
    Canister:
    55/60
    Sort Number:
    55/060
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