• Short Summary

    Jordan's young King Hussein, filmed on an inspection of Nablus, West Amman, October 23, was just about to start ruling his country again without British support.

  • Description

    1.
    L.V. PAN DOWN DECORATED ARCH IN STREET.


    2.
    L.V. ARMOURED CARS ETC. IN PROCESSION.


    3.
    S.V. KING HUSSEIN'S CAR ARRIVES AND HE GETS OUT AND STANDS.


    4.
    S.V. BAND PLAYING.


    5.
    L.V. KING INSPECTING TROOPS LINED UP.


    6.
    T.V.PAN CROWD ASSEMBLED IN MUNICIPALITY COURT.


    7.
    ANGLE SHOT KING MAKING SPEECH FROM BALCONY.


    8.
    S.T.V. CROWD APPLAUDS.


    9.
    ANGLE SHOT KING SALUTING FROM BALCONY.


    10.
    S.T.V. CROWD APPLAUD.




    Initials D.C/E.S. A.S./R.L.



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Jordan's young King Hussein, filmed on an inspection of Nablus, West Amman, October 23, was just about to start ruling his country again without British support.

    The main airlift of 2,000 British paratroopers from Jordan began two days after the inspection tour.

    Observers reported that Hussein's personal courage during the crisis was one of the main factors that brought an and to his country's troubles and at the same time kept him on his throne.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACD8ENA6GTYMT49QQRNQPYBS3N
    Media URN:
    VLVACD8ENA6GTYMT49QQRNQPYBS3N
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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