• Short Summary

    On Saturday (25 March) supporters of Malta's Prime Minister Dom Mintoff took the streets to cheer as word came that the Premier was preparing to leave for London to sign an agreement with the British Government over the use of their bases on the island.

  • Description

    1.
    ??? cu newspaper headlines (2 shots)
    0.06

    2.
    sv people stop to read posters
    0.10

    3.
    cu portrait of Mintoff outside Labour Party headquarters
    0.13

    4.
    gv shopping street with flags out Night
    0.19

    5.
    sv/Mintoff supporters go past in car waving flag (4 shots)
    0.51

    6.
    sv supporters outside Labour Party Club
    1.01

    7.
    gv HMS Bulwark and equipment being loaded aboard (4 shots)
    1.22



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: On Saturday (25 March) supporters of Malta's Prime Minister Dom Mintoff took the streets to cheer as word came that the Premier was preparing to leave for London to sign an agreement with the British Government over the use of their bases on the island. By daylight Saturday, loading of British supplies aboard the aircraft carrier H.M.S. Bulwark continued, despite the Maltese Premier's impending departure. On Sunday (26 March), the agreement between Malta and Britain was signed in London.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8BE48MYVDOQXF9C2AR6F9CEYU
    Media URN:
    VLVA8BE48MYVDOQXF9C2AR6F9CEYU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/03/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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