• Short Summary

    British and American troops land in Middle Eastern countries - Cyprus, Jordan and Lebanon.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Action in Middle East".
    Intertitle reads: "British and US landings nip revolts in bud".

    GV Cyprus Airport with barbed wire in foreground. LV Troops standing beside Comet aircraft. CU Guardsmen with rifle. GV Comet taxi-ing out onto runway. GV (England) paratroopers preparing to be airlifted to Jordan.

    GV Cyprus. LV Military police in jeeps keeping order, in foreground is barbed wire. LV Military police in keeping an eye on crowds. GV Church in Cyprus. LV Coffin being carried. CU Women weeping in crowd. LV Wreaths being laid on coffins of a nun, a monk and an 11 year old boy.

    GV Landing craft making for the Lebanese shore. Various shots of American Marines running up beach in Lebanon.

    GV United Nations Building. SV Int. Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge speaking.

    GV Baghdad, Iraq. LV People in narrow street. SV People smoking. GV Oil pipeline being laid in Kirkuk.

    GV Israel. LV Int. David Ben Gurion holding Cabinet meeting. CU Ben Gurion. Various shots of Israeli troops including women soldiers.

    GV Building in Jordan. Various shots of King Hussein taking salute at military parade.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1537.14
    Media URN:
    49505
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/07/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:13:00 / 01:37:47:00
    Canister:
    58/58

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