• Short Summary

    Czech crisis - British parliament is recalled and Czech sympathisers demonstrate in London.

  • Description

    No title - Czech crisis. Parliament recalled and Czech sympathisers demonstrate outside Russian Embassy and at Speaker's Corner. London.

    L/S Big Ben, pan down to Houses of Parliament. M/S crowds gathered outside Parliament. M/S cars and taxis bringing the politicians. M/S Jennie Lee arriving. Various shots cars arriving. Various shots showing the troubles in Prague. M/S burning tank. Various shots fire in the streets. L/S firemen trying to put the fires out, pan up to burning building. L/S fires. M/S tank in street. Various shots things on fire.

    Various shots of marchers arriving at Hyde Park for rally. M/S large crowd being addressed by Jennie Lee. L/S crowd. C/U Jennie Lee speaking. M/S mass crowd with heckler in foreground. M/S of George Brown addressing crowd. C/U George Brown. M/S crowd and disturbance in foreground. M/S crowd listening to George Brown, disturbance goes on between police and crowd. C/U line of police holding crowd back. M/S police forcing crowd back.

    M/S of massed crowds near Kensington Palace Gardens and Russian Embassy. M/S crowd of people near gates of gardens which lead to Embassies. M/S crowd. Police cars go through to gates leading to Embassies. M/S massed crowd at other end of park. C/U crowds jostling with police. M/S police controlling crowd. M/S people being put into coaches by police. C/U police struggling with some of the demonstrators. M/S police arresting another demonstrator. Various shots as police scuffle and struggle with crowd. L/S large crowd round poster, could be Dubcek.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:22:00 / 01:03:17:00

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