• Short Summary

    A colour item showing the new town of Isa in Bahrain.

  • Description

    No title - New town for State of Bahrain. Colour item.

    Aerial shots over oilfields and refineries. Aerial shots of the new town of Isa. M/S town with minaret in foreground. Various shots of the new houses. Pan down to Bahraini women walking across street. Pan to houses on other side of street. Interior shots of a house with family sitting round. M/S bedroom, C/U little girl sat on bed. C/U Sheikh Isa Bin Sulman Al Khalifah sat with two other men. Exterior shots Market Square and shopping area. M/S Isa town service station, C/U name. M/S as plane flies in and lands. C/U sign 'Bahrain'. M/S tail, pan to plane. M/S as officials get off plane. M/S man watching.

    M/S new mosque in Isa. M/S pan down showing the outside of the mosque. Interior L/S. M/S looking up at the dome. Exterior M/S cars and people arriving at the Isa Town Sport's Stadium. M/S cars arriving, pan to crowds watching. C/U masked woman. M/S's of Shaikh Isa Bin Sulman Al Khalifah arriving with mounted escort. M/S pan the ruler's car arriving at the stadium. C/U ornate dagger around waist of one of the guards. Pan up to him inside the stadium. M/S His Highness presenting a commemorative key to the first Isa Town resident in the sports stadium. C/U large commemorative key on cushion, pan up to resident holding it. M/S as he shows it to crowds M/S people in the stadium being served with coffee. C/U His Highness drinking coffee. L/S and M/S Bahraini band playing in stadium. L/S exercise display put on by schoolchildren. C/U His Highness smiling. M/S girls putting on dancing display.

    C/U sign showing the football match between the England International Amateur Team and the Bahrain National Team. L/S the ruler's cars outside the stadium. Four C/U's showing the radiators of the fleet of cars. M/S as the two football teams march onto field. Various shots as he meets both teams. M/S crowd applauding. M/S the two captains in centre of field exchanging banners. C/U ball on spot. M/S kick off. M/S the England Team attacking the Bahraini goal, it is saved and kicked up field. L/S crowd watching. C/U His Highness watching. M/S as ball comes over from corner and England scores the fourth goal, (result was England 4 - Bahrain 0). M/S crowd cheering.

    Exterior L/S and M/S banqueting hall at night. Interior M/S Government building. Food laid out on table ready for the feast, which includes baby camels, sheep, chickens, turkeys, vegetables and fruit. M/S pan fruit juices on trays being carried in for the guests. C/U flowers on table. Back view as guest enter the main hall, they are greeted. C/U various foods on table. Pan up to M/S as ruler arrives in banqueting hall. M/S as he sits down at the table. C/U cooked chicken. M/S ruler seated at table. Pan along various foods. L/S the banqueting table with guests seated. M/S ruler and others eating. C/U pan various foods. L/S guests eating. C/U sheep's head. Various shots guests eating at table.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:54:00 / 01:07:15:00

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