• Short Summary

    A JUBILANT CROWD MASSED ON A PIER IN SAIGON TO WELCOME 33 POLITICAL PRISONERS RELEASED FROM AN ISLAND PENAL COLONY ON FRIDAY.

  • Description

    1.
    LV CROWDS.
    0.06

    2.
    LV SHIP COMES IN.
    0.11

    3.
    SV CROWD, PEOPLE WAVE.
    0.14

    4.
    SV SHIP DOCKS.
    0.20

    5.
    SCU SHIP AT DOCK.
    0.27

    6.
    SV CROWD ON DECK.
    0.30

    7.
    CU PEOPLE WAVE.
    0.36

    8.
    SV CROWD ON DOCK.
    0.41

    9.
    CU FACES (5 SHOTS).
    0.52

    10.
    SV PEOPLE DISEMBARK.
    0.57

    11.
    CU CROWD.
    0.59

    12.
    SV MORE PEOPLE DISEMBARK.
    1.05

    13.
    CU PEOPLE EMBRACE (3 SHOTS).
    1.23



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A JUBILANT CROWD MASSED ON A PIER IN SAIGON TO WELCOME 33 POLITICAL PRISONERS RELEASED FROM AN ISLAND PENAL COLONY ON FRIDAY.

    THE MEN, CARRIED ABOARD A NAVY ASSAULT LANDING CRAFT, WERE THE FIRST POLITICAL PRISONERS RELEASED FROM POULE CONDORE, A SMALL CLUSTER OF ISLANDS IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA. THERE,AT A FRENCH-BUILT PRISON, SOME OF THEM HAD BEEN IMPRISONED FOR AS MUCH AS THREE YEARS.

    THOUSANDS OF RELATIVES, FRIENDS AND WELL-WISHERS CROWDED THE PIER TO WELCOME THE GROUP, AMONG WHOM WAS DR. PHAN QUANG DAN, ONE-TIME PRESIDENT OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY IN VIETNAM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8YL7F46T67MX224X4ZJU8X3W9
    Media URN:
    VLVA8YL7F46T67MX224X4ZJU8X3W9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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