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  • Short Summary

    Streets of Saigon, independence banners, British officer addressing the troops.

  • Description

    Saigon, Vietnam (Indochina).

    Street scenes in Saigon, many British soldiers about, some Vietnamese soldiers on guard duty. Banners hung in street. "Independence or Death" and "Down with Colonisation". People walking around.

    Lorry loads of troops driving past camera. British officers by riverside talking to local men.

    Officer inspecting the troops. Officer addressing large crowd of troops.

    Note: Names mentioned in file, Major General Douglas Gracey. and Lt General Sir William J. Slim - they may have been in the item.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2062.09
    Media URN:
    62714
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:05:00 / 01:31:08:00
    Canister:
    UN 1292 C

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