• Short Summary

    Sultan of Morocco escape second attempt of assassination.

  • Description

    Marrakech, Morocco.

    SV pan, Sultan of Morocco, Sidi Mohammed Ben Moulay Arafa, leaving his palace. LV crowd on route. SV pan, Sultan riding in car, flanked by escorts and bodyguard. SV crowd. LV and SV pan, Sultan riding on horse, on way to mosque for prayers (lib.). GV back view, Sultan riding on horse on way to mosque for prayers (lib.). CU gunman's car breaking through crowd (lib.). LV fight aboard gunman's car, French officer knocks off would-be assassin, bodyguard, soldiers, etc. pounce on gunman as he falls to the ground (lib.). SV dying gunman on ground (Lib.). SCU another scene, gunman dying on ground (Lib.). SV Sultan's dead horse (Lib.). SCU Sultan being lead away (Lib.). LV stork perched on tower of mosque. SV Sultan arriving at mosque for prayers. Back view, Sultan entering mosque. LV interior, worshippers arriving inside mosque. SCU seated worshippers. LV worshippers kneeling. SV worshippers rising. GV exterior, bodyguard with crowd outside mosque. CU women turn as they hear explosion. Angle shot, mosque. SCU Sultan being led bleeding from mosque. SCU crowd. SCU Sultan stepping into car he waves to crowd. SV another injured worshipper being led from mosque. SCU Sultan drives away wiping blood from face.

    (Dupe.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    146.21
    Media URN:
    29270
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/03/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:15:00 / 01:31:09:00
    Canister:
    54/21

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