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  • Short Summary

    Arabs in Baghdad demonstrate upon hearing of the partition of Palestine.

  • Description

    Baghdad, Iraq.

    LS. Elevated shot of a mass crowd panning to a flat roofed building on the bank of a river. Various shots of people marching through streets in Baghdad with banners, demonstrating against partition of the Palestine. They are young partisans of the Arab League. Various shots of mounted escort preceding the car of the President of the Lebanon who arrives for a military ceremony. CU. The President of Lebanon, Bisharah Khouri, and the Prince Regent of Iraq, Abdul Illah, driving past in car. Several shots of a large eastern building. LS. Back view of the President standing in car in the parade ground. Ranks of troops in background. LS. He inspects the troops - very dark shots. MS The Prince Regent takes the salute at the military parade while the President stands beside him. LS. Armoured cars passing. CU. The Prince Regent saluting, panning to the President. CU. Armoured cars passing. CU. The Prince Regent and the President. More shots of armoured cars and artillery guns passing and personalities watching parade.

    Mute Lav.

    Date found in the old record - 19/12/1947.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2206.18
    Media URN:
    74397
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1947
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:10:00 / 01:48:36:00
    Canister:
    UN 1879 A

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