• Short Summary

    It was a rainy day in sunny Jamaica as Colonial Secretary Ian Macleod began his first talks with Jamaican leaders.

  • Description


    scenes 1 - 5 of view of kingshouse, residence of governor where Macleod and Mrs. Macloed are staying.


    5 - 10.
    cutaway of rain drops (more cutaways later.)


    10 - 15.
    leaders of BITU and NWU trade unions gather to see Macleod close-ups first of BITUs Hugh Shearer and then of NWU's Michael


    15 - 20.
    Manley, who son of Premier. Shearer and Manley are young leaders of two not powerful labor unions on island.


    20 - 25.
    Macleod meets labor leaders in room at Kingshouse.


    25 - 30.
    Macleod meets Michael Manley


    30 - 35.
    group with Macleod in Kingshouse.


    35 - 40.
    cutaway of rain before busta arrives.


    35 - 40.
    Sir Alexander Bustamante, leader of Jamaica Labour Party and Mrs. Rose Leon, of JLP, arrive at Kingshouse. with them are Robert Lightbourne (in raincoat) and Donald Sangster, deputy leader of Party in Jamaican parliament.


    40 - 50.
    Macleod meets leader of Jamaica labour party, first Bustamente who in turn indtorudeues people of his party.


    50 - 60.
    shots of busta and Mrs. Rose Leon and of Macleod. (note in first pictures, with labor leaders, Macleod in shirt. for Busta and his group, he has on coat.)


    60 - 65.
    Mrs. Manley, wife of premier arrives to take Mrs. Macleod for ride. Close-ups of Mrs. Macleod and Mrs. Manley leaving kingshouse.


    65 - 70.
    more cutaways of cloudburst which unusual for this time of year, rain so heavy racing had to be cancelled.


    70 to 95.
    - bustamente and his party leave kingshouse after discussions with Macleod.




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    lab: please note film shot at 250 asa.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: It was a rainy day in sunny Jamaica as Colonial Secretary Ian Macleod began his first talks with Jamaican leaders.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADDSGUJ4W0WEW3FR703DKMHD6K
    Media URN:
    VLVADDSGUJ4W0WEW3FR703DKMHD6K
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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