• Short Summary

    Gunmen in Rumanian Legation defy police for 36 hours.

  • Description

    Berne (Bern), Switzerland.

    GV. Rumanian Embassy taken over by terrorists who demand from Rumanian Government to liberate 5 of their anticommunist comrades. CU. Legation sign on gate. SV. Bandit on balcony. SCU. Pressmen. Angle shot, masked bandit on balcony. SCU. Rumanian Legation staff with person in charge - D'Affairs Stoffel (on left with glasses). CU. Stoffel. SV. Officer placing troops in position. SV. Troops taking up position. SV. Troops taking up position. SV. Bandit with gun on balcony. SCU. Barbed wire being readied. SV. Water being turned off. LV. Police and military authorities around Legation. SCU. Detective pacing outside door whilst waiting for priest who is inside urging bandits to surrender. SV. Crowd. SCU. Priest leaving with detective. SV. Crowd outside Legation. SCU. Police and bandits leaving. SV. Crowd. SV. Bandits going away in police truck.

    (F.G.) (Orig "D")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    505.26
    Media URN:
    30480
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/02/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:05:00 / 01:42:08:00
    Canister:
    55/15

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