• Short Summary

    British troops try to keep the peace during fighting between Greeks and Turkish Cypriots.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Cyprus. Elusive Peace".

    Cyprus. British troops try to keep the peace in fighting between Greek and Turkish Cypriots.

    GV Crowds of pressmen and soldiers gathered near the village of Ghaziveran. SV Armoured car moves towards camera. SV Pan. Armoured lorry moving. CU Pan. Greek Cypriot civilians and soldiers. CU Pan. British soldier studying map. LV Greek soldiers lying in ditch by the road with guns trained on the village. CU Greek soldier. LV Another soldier laying behind sand bags. LV Helicopter passes overhead. LV Smoke coming from gun emplacement. SV ditto. SV Greek soldier with Bren gun. SV Greek soldier, laying in grass. CU Pan. ditto. LV British army radio van. CU Radio operator. GV Pressmen and others coming from the village holding white handkerchiefs up to make sure of their safety. GV Pan. The village with people standing around and British soldiers. LV Women and children standing outside school where they were kept during the fighting. SV ditto. CU Old woman and young child. CU Turkish woman crying.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:52:00 / 01:33:16:00

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