• Short Summary

    Campaigners For Nuclear Disarmament stage a sit down protest outside air bases.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Brize Norton. Ban-Bomb 800 Jailed".

    Brize Norton RAF Station, Oxfordshire.

    VS of Anti-Nuclear demonstration. CU Sign 'Sit For A Sane World". Various shots of protesters sitting down in road outside base.

    CU Sign: Wethersfield - USAF Base. GV Ban the Bomb demonstrators in road. GV Pan, helicopter flying over the sitters. SV Elderly lady knitting. GV The sitters. SV Youth lying in the road reading. CU Journalist Randolph Churchill talking to another man. GV The sitters as police try to clear them from the road onto the grass bank. SV Red Cross vehicle coming along the road, camera pans to show policemen lifting girl and then pushing her into other demonstrators. SV Police pushing and lifting demonstrators onto other demonstrators. SV Red Cross ambulance coming towards camera. SV as the RAF (Royal Air Force) security guards move the barbed wire which crosses the road to let the airmen through. CU Policemen. GV The RAF guards replacing the barbed wire. GV The sitters now on the grass verge. SV Police still moving some of the demonstrators. One man is pushed over, as he lands, he kicks a girl in the face while the police carry on clearing the others. SV Pan two police dragging a demonstrator towards van. They drag him right over another demonstrator. SV The man being dragged along. SV Photographers looking on. SV The man being lifted into a van by police. SV The demonstrators still being pushed around by police. SV Two policemen picking man up. SV Girl being pushed into other demonstrators by police. CU Man being loaded into police van. CU Man being carried off by police. SV Another man being carried away. GV Crowds of police and demonstrators around the police vans.

    Cataloguer's Note: This march was organised by the Committee of One Hundred - a forerunner of CND - the Campaign For Nuclear Disarmament - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1744.11
    Media URN:
    54073
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:14:00 / 01:24:03:00
    Canister:
    61/100

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