• Short Summary

    British troops take over in Ismailia following the murder of a nun.

  • Description

    Ismailia, near Suez Canal, Egypt.

    GV Soldiers and vehicles in Ismailia street (first 7 for super title). SV Paratroopers jumping from truck. MV Paratroopers jumping from truck. MV Paratroopers erecting makeshift Head Quarters. SV Two officers looking at map. GV Ismailia. SV Bren gunners at window. LV Elevated, tank and ambulance in street. LV Towards, troops walking past wrecked house. GV & SV Troops rounding up Arabs. SV Two men looking out of tank (called 'Satan') at El Hammada. SV Pan, prisoners being marched to enclosure. SV Major-General Matthews F.R.G. (C.B., D.S.O.) Divisional Commander Of 1st. Guards and Brigadier W L Steele (O.B.E.). SV Prisoners with hands on heads. SV Captured rifles laying on ground. MV Troops guarding prisoners, pan along line. SV Troops guarding prisoners. GV,SV Tank patrolling street of Ismailia. MV Men at sandbagged road block. SV Tank in street. SV Machine gunner behind tree. LV Explosion outside building. SV Gutted lorry. SV Truck and bren carriers in streets. LV Troops in firing position behind wall. SV Troops kneeling preparing to fire. LV Through foliage, soldiers on guard outside St. Vincent Convent. SV Two soldiers guarding convent door. CU,MV Sister Anthony, Roman Catholic Nun, Murdered by Egyptian Terrorists, lying in state.

    (Orig.Lav.) (Orig. "E")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:19:00 / 01:07:11:00

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