• Short Summary

    Build up of allied troops in the Middle East follows the murder of King Faisal II of Iraq and public concern grows in Israel as President Nasser of Egypt signs mutual defence pact with Iraq's new rulers.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Summit Talks: The Build up Goes On

    LOCATION UNKNOWN:
    INT
    Nikita Khrushchev (Soviet leader) sitting in chamber
    Harold Macmillan MP (Prime Minister) in discussion with Dwight D. Eisenhower (US President)

    GERMANY:
    EXT
    American troops boarding planes en route for Middle East

    TURKEY: Adana:
    American paratroopers landing and disembarking en route to Lebanon
    Soldiers sitting on runway cleaning guns
    Troops in line

    JORDAN: Amman:
    British troop carrier plane on runway
    British soldiers along on tarmac
    British troops unloading supplies and guns
    Various of troops resting and establishing encampment
    RAF Hunter fighter jet along on runway
    Pilot climbing up to fighter cockpit

    Street scenes / Jordanian standing next to British soldier, both smiling / More street scenes

    INT
    King Hussein (King of Jordan) sitting at desk as making announcement (not heard)

    EXT
    Various of cans of oil and petrol being unloaded from US planes

    IRAQ: Baghdad:
    Various of damaged palace in Bagdad after the Iraq revolt and the execution of King Faisal

    ENGLAND: London:
    Colonel Abdul Kadir Faik (Iraqi Ambassador) representing new Iraqi regime seen outside Iraq Embassy

    SYRIA: Damascus:
    Nasser greeted by cheering crowds

    ISRAEL:
    Boy handing out newspapers to men in street
    David Ben Gurion (Israeli Prime Minister) along down steps
    Various of Israeli soldiers in jeep in mountainous desert landscape
    Background: Build up of allied troops in the Middle East follows the murder of King Faisal II of Iraq and public concern grows in Israel as President Nasser of Egypt signs mutual defence pact with Iraq's new rulers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1RWSKQ9UEXNZY66C363LX882K
    Media URN:
    VLVA1RWSKQ9UEXNZY66C363LX882K
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/07/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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