• Short Summary

    Colour item about Beirut, Lebanon.

  • Description

    Title: "Extra!" - colour item.

    Beirut, Lebanon.

    L/S Beirut. Travelling shot from car going along city street. M/S city street. L/S shanty town / refugee camp. M/S woman sitting on stool behind line of washing. M/S children playing in dirt. M/S old tyres on corrugated iron roof. M/S woman and two children through window of slum house. M/S line of washing.

    L/S statue of Christ on roof of church. L/S mountains, pan to houses beside beach. M/S traffic coming out of tunnel. Various C/Us British war memorial plaques in mountainside. M/S Lebanese flag. M/S interior of modern building with guard outside glass doors. M/S President's office. Various C/Us President Charles Hellu (sp.?) speaking with other man, possibly Prime Minister. M/S bank sign, pan down to entrance. Various shots people in bank; depositing, withdrawing and exchanging cash.

    L/S beach, pan to swimming pool in hotel roof. Top shot pool. Various shots belly dancer performing to diners in hotel restaurant. C/U young woman in glamorous minidress dancing. Various shots trendy young people dancing in a nightclub / discotheque, a pop group provides music. L/S house at night. Various night shots people skiing on snowy slope holding torches. L/S airport at night. Panning shot neon sign: "International Airport". Various night shots airliners with the Lebanese flag on the tail fin taxiing for take off.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2201.05
    Media URN:
    57217
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/05/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:36:00 / 01:07:55:00
    Canister:
    69/37

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