• Short Summary

    In the Ladikiya region of Northern Syria Visnews filmed Feb 23 celebrations on the occasion of the first anniversary of the fusion of Egypt and Syria into the United Arab Republic.

  • Description

    LADIKIYA, NORTHERN SYRIA (FEBRUARY 23, 1959) (REUTERS)

    GV Schoolchildren carrying banners in parade.
    GV More pupils.
    SV Troops in parade.
    BV Ditto.
    LV Armoured cars and guns.
    GV Heavy gun in parade.
    TGV Cars carrying slogans etc.,
    LV Float with Nasser's picture.
    SV Children carrying pictures of Col.Nasser.
    GV Ditto.
    GTV Parade.
    GTV PAN... Massed crowd dancing in the town.
    TV People dancing the Dabka
    CU Dancing feet.
    SV Dancers.
    GV Crowd dancing.

    Initials KJ/CW/AW/PB
    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved.
    Background: In the Ladikiya region of Northern Syria Visnews filmed Feb 23 celebrations on the occasion of the first anniversary of the fusion of Egypt and Syria into the United Arab Republic.

    Schoolchildren of the area staged a parade followed by a march past of Syrian army detachments. Decorated cars and drum bands filed through the crowded streets and to conclude the day's festivities everybody joined in the merry local 'dabka' dance.

    UAR President Nasser and President Tito of Yugoslavia were expected as official guests but did not turn up.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEFUTP1TYYANTNU62FBT03KIXD
    Media URN:
    VLVAEFUTP1TYYANTNU62FBT03KIXD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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