• Short Summary

    British forces load trucks with military material to be transported to Akaba port in order to start withdrawal on Oct. 20.

  • Description


    PART 1


    1.
    L.V. TROOPS LINED UP ON PARADE GROUND.


    2.
    S.V. & TOP V. (MAJOR GENERAL KENDREW INSPECTING TROOPS.)


    3.
    NEARER V. DITTO.


    4.
    L.V. MAJOR KENDREW SHAKING HANDS WITH TROOPS.


    5.
    L.V. MAJOR GENERAL KENDREW AT SALUTING BASE, PAN TO TROOPS LINED UP.


    6.
    L.V. BAND MARCHING TOWARDS.


    7.
    L.V. MAJOR GENERAL KENDREW SALUTING.


    8.
    L.V. TROOPS MARCHING PAST.



    PART 2


    1.
    GV. INT STAFF GATHERED AT HEADQUARTERS FOR FAREWELL DRINK.


    2.
    SV. GENERAL KENDREW, BRIGADIER P. GLEADELL AND JOHN BROWN - CHIEF OF CYPRUS POLICE.


    3.
    CU. GENERAL KENDREW.


    4.
    SV. PEOPLE GATHERED.


    5.
    CU. OFFICER RAISING GLASS.


    6.
    SV. GENERAL KENDREW SHAKING HANDS WITH HIS PERSONAL STAFF.


    7.
    CU. MAJOR-GENERAL KENDREW OUT OF BUILDING.


    8.
    CU. DOOR CLOSING.


    9.
    CU. MAJOR-GENERAL KENDREW'S NAME REPLACED BY MAJOR-GENERAL DARLING'S.


    10.
    SV. GENERAL KENDREW WALKS TOWARDS INTO CAR.


    11.
    CU.PAN CAR AWAY.



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    LS couple blokes help while big iron grid is lowered
    2 ft


    High LS ditto
    4 ft


    LS crowd near the structure
    5 ft


    High LS another caisson under construction
    8 ft


    Low LS crowd watching
    9 ft


    High LS completed caisson ready for launching
    10 1/2 ft


    closer pan across ditto
    13 ft


    MS plonk bottle being raised
    14 ft


    MS bloke swings the launching bottle which smashes at 15' (bloke is Jack Wallace)
    16 ft


    CU hand releases lever
    17 1/2 ft


    LS caisson glides slowly and smoothly down into water
    27 ft


    High LS crowd watching
    27 1/2 ft


    MS caisson well down in water floating
    30 ft


    LS ditto. with launches moving in
    34 ft

    1.
    MS Badger Creek Dushland
    3 ft

    2.
    LS Group of kids with "Alice" (Wombat)
    12 1/2 ft

    3.
    CU wombat
    16 1/2 ft

    4.
    LS Kids chase wombat along fallen tree trunk
    27 ft

    5.
    wombat crawls under log


    6.
    MCU sign-post "platypus"
    28 ft

    7.
    LS platypussary
    31 ft

    8.
    MCU platypussary - sign "platypus"
    33 ft

    9.
    ECU platypus
    34 1/2 ft

    10.
    MS man holds p.(CU)
    37 1/2 ft

    11.
    MS man with p.turns to show poison claw
    42 1/2 ft

    12.
    CU poison horn on P's foot
    45 1/2 ft

    13.
    MS pan along chute from pool to nest
    48 1/2 ft

    14.
    MS pool-platypus out of hole
    55 ft

    15.
    enters pool (53) swims


    16.
    MS p.swims on bottom then to top
    58 ft

    17.
    MS (water level) p.swims, webbed feet
    63 1/2 ft

    18.
    dives to bottom (39) frolics about


    19.
    MS p.out of water (66 1/2) peeps over wall (70)
    73 ft

    20.
    MS woman looking into tank
    74 ft

    21.
    MCU hand feeds worm to p
    78 ft

    22.
    HAMCU same
    86 ft

    23.
    LACU same p.drinks (86 1/2 - 88)
    90 ft

    24.
    MCU same, much splashing-frolicking
    91 1/2 ft

    25.
    MSRV crowd around tank
    92 1/2 ft

    26.
    MCU (water level) p.swims on top and dives
    100 1/2 ft

    27.
    MCU man watches
    101 1/2 ft

    28.
    CU p. on top of water
    106 ft


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    1.
    Native uses hacksaw to our Angle Iron, and breaks blade (first shot too fast - NBG?)


    2.
    Repeated - slower


    3.
    Backsaw blade breaks - N/G


    4.
    CU Hacksaw blade breaks


    5.
    MCU Normal Cutting Method: Hydraulic Circular-saw is seen cutting slowly through 1 1/2 oval pipe


    6.
    CU Circular saw with cutting fluid required to keep it cool


    7.
    General shot of two cuts being made on pipe by Mr. Lansrath (on machine with patented cutter disc)


    8.
    CU Various pieces of material to be cut.


    9.
    Mr. Dohmeier (pron.do'mayer) hands material to Mr. Lansrath, who cuts it. Left is Commodore Moreira Rato, of the Portuguese Navy, and Senhor Alfredo Rodriques is in the background.


    10.
    CU of piece of Mild Steel still burning oxygen.


    11.
    CU of shower of sparks produced by burning oxygen.


    12.
    MCU Drawing board with example of Jet Turbine application of patent (Commodore Rato (right) and Mr. Dohmeier).


    13.
    CU Mr. Dohmeier points to serrated edge of cutting wheel.



    Reel No. 1 (Outdoors, Normal Light)


    1).
    General view of Air base


    2).
    Other view from another angle


    3).
    British Banners on the Headquarters


    4).
    Packed boxes


    5).
    The soldiers at meal time


    6.
    Loading of trucks with military materials


    7).
    Close up of above


    8).
    Trucks start to leave air base



    Reel No. 2 (Outdoors Normal Light)



    Similar shots 5,6,7,8, in Reel No. 1




    Initials S-D/CW JWH/VCW J.H./P.B.


    Note: MR.A.H.WHYTE
    If de Havilland and Rolls-Royce are not aware of this discovery we suggest you inform them as American technicians from Boeing and others, including Portuguese Naval authorities (who feature in the picture) have been approaching these people.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: British forces load trucks with military material to be transported to Akaba port in order to start withdrawal on Oct. 20.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB4OAQVURQZ9EH4QXDBT15YH7J
    Media URN:
    VLVAB4OAQVURQZ9EH4QXDBT15YH7J
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/10/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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