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  • Short Summary

    British troops in Cyprus surround the church where Archbishop Makarios is addressing the people, search Cypriot men on the street and carrying out patrols.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Nicosia, Cyprus

    LS General view of Nicosia. MS British patrols driving past. CU Bell tolling in bell tower. LS Boys climbing bell tower of Phaneromeni church where Archbishop Makarios is addressing the people. LS Police patrols arriving and surrounding church. (3 shots). (Camera is switched off just as a British soldier casually passes a Cypriot then raises his baton to attack him). MS Cypriots being searched by British troops. (2 shots). MS Airborne troops / paratroopers outside church, girls wheeling their bicycles past them. MS Cypriot women standing with their children on the steps of their house. LS and MS British armoured car parked in the centre of the street. MS Armoured car drives off.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads 13/03/1956.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2540.20
    Media URN:
    68347
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:02:00 / 01:39:39:00
    Canister:
    UN 2826 B

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