Star Item
This video has no sound
  • Description

    Stanleyville, Belgian Congo

    No sound.

    Ground to air of planes flying over Stanleyville. VS. Planes being unloaded and Belgian Paratroops. MS. Smashed up car at side of road. GV. Along palm tree lined empty street. MS. Four "Mulelist" waving white flag and giving up. MS. Belgian soldier with megaphone. VS. Injured men and women. MS. The Lumumba Monument in Stanleyville. MS. Dead body of Dr. Carlson laying in middle of empty street. VS. Dead bodies, some are covered by blankets. MS. Injured "mulelist" being carried off on stretcher. VS. Refugees at airport waiting evacuation. MS. Dead man covered by blanket is carried towards plane. GV. Air Congo Dakota on runway. MS. General Mobutu at airport. MS. Squad of Congolese soldiers. MS. Minister Mounongo comes to see events MS. Through windscreen of car moving through Stanleyville. MS. Ford Anglia car with two dead bodies inside. MS. Three bodies laying on ground, two are dead the other is a Simba mulelist and he appears to be faking his death. MS. Congolese army patrol. MS. The Congolese army take a closer look at the dead bodies. MS. Some of the prisoners rounded up. MS. Refugees. (F.G.)

    Note: There some graphic images and potentially disturbing scenes in this story

  • Tags

  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:34:00 / 01:05:56:00
    UN 3963 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 3963 C
  • Appears in...

    War & Revolution
    Congo FOR African material, 1950-70
  • Stills

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

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment