• Short Summary

    Laos forms three way coalition government.

  • Description

    Laos.

    Title reads 'Eyes of World on Laos After Coalition Pact'.

    LS. Wooded hillside in Laos. CU. Map of Laos and surrounding countries. A plane bringing goods from USA lands in Laos and the troops unload goods - this is a part of the aid America is giving to Laos. Flashback to meeting between US President John F. Kennedy and Secretary of the Communist Party of USSR Nikita Khrushchev in Vienna in June 1961. MS. One of the Princes of Laos who is in favour of the West, Prince Boun Oum. MS. Prince Souphanouvong who is favouring the Communists talking with interviewers. MS. Neutralist, Deputy Prime Minister of Laos General Phoumi Nosovan, who now heads the pro-Western fraction. MS. The man who will lead the Laos delegation in Geneva is Laos Prime Minister and also Defence Minister Souvanna Phouma. MS. The officers clubhouse in this remote jungle town where the government was formed. Various shots of the government officials walking in and around officers club house.

    (Comb. F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 14/06/1962.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3050.15
    Media URN:
    86737
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:18:00 / 01:42:50:00
    Canister:
    UN 3629 E

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