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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of Cyprus including troops training and patrolling.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Scenes in Cyprus.

    Various high angle shots panning along showing built-up areas in Cyprus. LS trees growing in amongst ruins, pan to landscape below. High angle shots of mountainous wooded area. Various shots castle built on hill face and other ruins in background. Various shots of ruins of Cathedral. LS top of Cathedral archway showing bell and flag flying, pan down to doorway.

    Various shots quayside showing all types of boats at anchor. LS houses nearly hidden in densely wooded area, pan down to village below. MS builders at work on repairing flat-roofed house, EOKA sign can be seen on wall. Various shots of houses and other buildings, some are modern and some quite old. Various shots showing blocks of modern flats.

    MS Brigadier holding baton and demonstrating how it should be used. MS two rows of shields and batons lying on ground. MS troops marking time. LS as troops lay down their rifles and pick up batons and shields, pan along soldiers. MS as soldiers come to attention. MS's demonstration of shields and batons by two soldiers. Various shots of troops with shields and batons running past. Various high angle shots looking down on village. Various shots of troops on patrol in countryside.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2816.12
    Media URN:
    82356
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:39:00 / 01:16:42:00
    Canister:
    UN 2798 E

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