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  • Short Summary

    Crisis during the independence straggle in Congo.

  • Description

    Congo.

    LS. Two shots of the residence of the Governor of Stanleyville where Major General Alexander meets Prime Minister of Congo Mr Patrice Lumumba and President of Congo Mr Joseph Kasavubu. MCU. General Alexander talking to Mr Lumumba and Mr Kasavubu at the Governor's house at Stanleyville. MCU. Shots of Belgian soldiers on guard at Airport. MLS. Ghana policemen chat with Congolese people. Various shots of slums where the native people live in Leopoldville. MLS. Shots of Congolese people in streets, many on bicycles, some in cars etc. LS. & MCU. Various shots of native market scenes in Leopoldville. Various shots of the area in Leopoldville occupied by the white people, very modern buildings and homes. MCU. Map of Congo with a stick pointing first the Katanga area and its capital Elizabethville, then up to Stanleyville area and then Leopoldville, capital of Congo. Ghana Embassy in Leopoldville.

    (Mute Lav.)

    Date found in the old record - 01/09/1960.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2780.20
    Media URN:
    81732
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:32:00 / 02:01:15:00
    Canister:
    UN 3400 A

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