• Short Summary

    Latest news from Port Said & Eden returns from his Jamaica holiday.

  • Description

    Port Said, Egypt.

    GV. Dockside at Port Said, evacuees and military personnel thronging about. SV. Evacuees and military personnel. Refugees answering questions in front of a desk. CU. Woman holding young baby walking past the desk. GV. Very old lady being assisted by civilian and two members of the British Military police. SV. Four British soldiers carrying an old man strapped in a stretcher. GV. A British Military policeman carrying a baby and holding another by the hand as he walks onto the gangway of the landing craft. LV. People peering from balconies in Port Said. GV. A landing craft pulling out with some refugees on board. GV. The street where the secret printing press was discovered with British soldiers milling about. SV. Pan down the doorway of the building in which the press was discovered. CU. Printing press with the British soldier examining it (Lance-Corporal Douglas Furnis). CV. One of the leaflets which had been produced. LV. Salvage vessels lined up in Port Said harbour. SV. & CU. General Wheeler, U.N. Salvage Chief chatting with allied officers. GV. Ships of the salvage fleet moored together. SV. A piece of wreckage projecting from the water showing hawsers wrapped round it. SV. British personnel watching the decks of the salvage vessel. GV. One of the salvage vessels with a piece of the wreckage lifted up in from of the bows. CV. General Wheeler talking.
    (Rota Lav.) (Orig.E.)

    London Airport.

    GV. Britain's Prime Minster Sir Eden and Lady Eden stepping down from the B.O.A.C. aircraft at London Airport, arriving from Jamaica Holiday. SV. Eden with Rab Butler Lord Privy Seal and others walk away from aircraft. GV. & SCU. Interior of conference room, Eden walks in and is greeted. CU. Baynes, Pathe cameraman, working sound camera. SCU. Sir Anthony Eden sitting down with Rab Butler.
    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    621.05
    Media URN:
    32444
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/12/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:32:00 / 01:06:35:00
    Canister:
    56/101

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