• Short Summary

    MAMMOTH RALLIES WERE HELD IN JAPAN AND CEYLON ON MAY 1 AS MILLIONS OF WORKERS AND THEIR FAMILIES PARTICIPATED IN MAY DAY CELEBRATIONS.

  • Description

    MAMMOTH RALLIES WERE HELD IN JAPAN AND CEYLON ON MAY 1 AS MILLIONS OF WORKERS AND THEIR FAMILIES PARTICIPATED IN MAY DAY CELEBRATIONS.

    JAPANESE WORKERS ARMED WITH PLACARDS, MARCHED THROUGH THE STREETS OF TOKYO. SOME OF THE PLACARDS EXPRESSED "OPPOSITION TO UNITED STATES NUCLEAR-POWERED SUBMARINES CALLING AT JAPANESE PORTS". PAPER MODELS OF THE SUBMARINES WERE ALSO CARRIED BY THE WORKERS.

    IN CEYLON, A UNITED LEFT WING FRONT - MADE UP OF THREE LEFT WING PARTIES - HELD ONE OF THE BIGGEST RALLIES AT GALLE FACE GREEN, NEAR COLOMBO. HERE WORKERS CARRIED HAMMER AND SICKLE PLACARDS WITH WHICH THEY LATER MARCHED INTO TOWN WITH A TEAM OF DRUMMERS AND DANCERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3OV4Q98WKSSABNK2UYNDVVZL2
    Media URN:
    VLVA3OV4Q98WKSSABNK2UYNDVVZL2
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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