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  • Short Summary

    King Hussein inspects Paratroops equipment, watching aerobatics & mortar demonstration.

  • Description

    Amman.

    Group of Jordan officers and U.S.A. Military representatives. Headed by band, Jordan Army Paratroops marching. King Hussein arriving greeted by Brigadier TCH Pearson. Flags of Britain and Jordan. National Anthems, King at salute. Inspection of Guard of Honour. King inspects Paratroops equipment. Parachutes, kit and guns. GV. R.A.F. section Hunter pilots. GV. CU. King in cockpit of Hunter. Spectators. King watching aerobatics being performed by Hunter Squadron, also rocket fire and mortar demonstration of hill target half a mile away.

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    note on the cameraman's report states - for fear of assassination during visit Jordon Army Guard for security surrounded him [King Hussein] and soldiers of Jordan posted everywhere along the route.

    Note: Very poor quality (crackly).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2902.22
    Media URN:
    83849
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:35:00 / 01:51:29:00
    Canister:
    UN 3123 E

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