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  • Short Summary

    Moving reportage of the death, destruction and chaos immediately after the explosion.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Saigon / Ho Chi Minh City , South Vietnam / Vietnam

    MS Pan up exterior of bombed American Embassy in Saigon with blown out windows where 20 people were killed and United States military personnel are among the injured. MS Badly damaged building and wrecked cars. MS Four severely wounded Vietnamese people lying in the street, some moving slightly, hit by the bomb placed outside the entrance to the Embassy. MS Man attending to wounded man in the street. Various shots of the immediate aftermath of the bomb, a man attends to the four people lying in the street, whilst fire burns in the background, a fireman races to attend. MS A Red Cross ambulance arrives. Various shots, two American Embassy staff with head wounds stand by the building holding cloths to their faces and are ushered into cars. CU A young American woman with blood coming from her ear, walks past. MS A bomb victim is carried to an ambulance. MS A man with bandaged eyes is helped across the road. Various shots, the walking wounded are led to ambulances, others are stretchered. Various shots, firemen hosing down burning vehicles. MS Pan across Embassy offices on the ground floor destroyed by the bomb. Various shots, rescue workers working in the debris and hosing out the building, a dark liquid runs out on to the pavement. MS Pan up Embassy building to a tattered US flag above.

    Note: Date on original record: 30/03/1965.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:32:00 / 01:31:25:00
    UN 4011 C

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