• Short Summary

    A GROUP OF AUSTRALIAN STUDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN VISITING THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA ARRIVED IN HONG KONG YESTERDAY (MONDAY) ON THEIR WAY HOME.

  • Description

    1.
    GV AUSTRALIAN STUDENTS ASSEMBLE AT END OF TUNNEL CONNECTING HONG KONG WITH THE CHINESE MAINLAND
    0.04

    2.
    SV PHOTOGRAPHERS WAIT AT HONG KONG END
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    3.
    LV STUDENTS ASSEMBLING
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    4.
    CU SIGN 'HONG KONG'
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    5.
    SV PAN STUDENTS CARRYING BANNERS ARRIVE AT HONG KONG END TUNNEL
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    6.
    CU PAN STUDENTS
    0.29

    7.
    CU PAN RED GUARD ARMBAND PAN UP TO STUDENTS' FACE
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    8.
    CU PAN STUDENTS WEARING CHINESE CAP AND SHIRT
    0.38

    9.
    CU ANOTHER STUDENT WEARING RED GUARD ARMBAND
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    10.
    CU STUDENT IN CHINESE CAP
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    11.
    CU STUDENT WEARS BUTTON WITH PICTURE OF CHAIRMAN MAO
    0.46

    12.
    LV AUSTRALIAN STUDENTS WAVE TO CHINESE AT FAR END OF TUNNEL
    0.51

    13.
    SV STUDENTS PREPARE TO LEAVE
    0.56

    14.
    SCU STUDENT PREPARES TO BOARD TRAIN
    0.58

    15.
    SV STUDENTS WITH BANNER ALONGSIDE TRAIN
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    Initials RM/V/MR/GLH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A GROUP OF AUSTRALIAN STUDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN VISITING THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA ARRIVED IN HONG KONG YESTERDAY (MONDAY) ON THEIR WAY HOME. MOST WERE WEARING RED GUARD ARMBANDS AND CARRYING BIG RED GUARD BANNERS.

    AMONG THE STUDENTS WERE SOME WHO ARE REPORTED TO HAVE DEMONSTRATED OUTSIDE THE SOVIET EMBASSY IN PEKING AGAINST SO-CALLED "SOVIET REVISIONISM" OF COMMUNISM. THEY WERE FAREWELLED AT THE BORDER CROSSING BY A LARGE CONTINGENT OF CHINESE RED GUARDS.

    MANY OF THE AUSTRALIAN STUDENTS CHANTED "LONG LIVE MAO" -- IN REFERENCE TO CHAIRMAN TSE-TUNG OF THE CHINESE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC -- IN CHINESE.

    THE STUDENTS WILL RETURN TO AUSTRALIA INDIVIDUALLY, BUT MANY WILL LEAVE THE BRITISH COLONY OF HONG KONG BY SHIP NEXT MONDAY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB9OZ9HA3LOTKUVVC96QEJN5Z6
    Media URN:
    VLVAB9OZ9HA3LOTKUVVC96QEJN5Z6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/02/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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