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  • Short Summary

    A South Vietnamese man receiving the death sentence whilst his distraught family look on.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam. / Indochina.

    VS At night, dramatic shots of a South Vietnamese businessman in handcuffs being brought before a special court for profiteering from the war. He is seen being led before the camera, possibly receiving the death sentence here, then being led away. VS His distraught wife together with another woman and some of his children being held back by police as her husband is led away. The sentence is executed the next day, not seen.

    Note: Date on original record: 21/05/1966. The Pathe report on file from Paris, gives the date as 21/03/1966 and states that the pictures include scenes of the trial and dramatic scene of the sentence being executed.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3193.18
    Media URN:
    89557
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:19:00 / 01:52:50:00
    Canister:
    UN 4148 G

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