• Short Summary

    General Mobutu attends celebrations of the independence of Congo.

  • Description

    Kinshasa, Congo.

    Celebrations of independence of Congo in Kinshasa. SV. Black Congolese men dressed up in top hats and frock coats, & SCU. SCU. Of three old men sitting down, & LV. Pan to army men and officials lined up. General Joseph Mobutu pinning medal on man's chest. SV. General Mobutu embracing the man. GV. Saluting base with General Mobutu saluting as Land Rovers drive past. CU. General Mobutu saluting. GV. Police motorcyclists riding towards camera past saluting base. SCU. Motorcyclist. SV. Pan as mobile guns pass saluting base. CU. Woman watching. SV. Soldiers with white hats past saluting base. SV. Marching women armed with automatic guns. Ground to air shot of a fly past of planes. GV. Line of armoured cars past base. SV. General Mobutu on saluting base.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2001.08
    Media URN:
    52968
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/07/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:12:00 / 01:16:08:00
    Canister:
    66/57

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