• Short Summary

    President Syngman Rhee resigns after riots over his election. South Korea.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Rhee quits.

    South Korean President Syngman Rhee resigns after riots over fixed General Election. Seoul, Korea.

    C/U Syngman Rhee, South Korean President. M/S poster with his picture on it. M/S as he walks through a corridor inside a building. M/S crowds gathered for funeral of some of the men killed in the recent riots. Top shot of coffin draped and covered in flowers, pan up to minister reading funeral service. M/S young women in the crowd crying. Elevated shot of crowd gathered round the coffin. M/S woman sat crying with her two children. M/S exterior of South Korea's Parliament building. M/S interior of two members arguing, another man runs towards them and pushes one of the men away. M/S as another man walks up onto the platform to argue, a man rushes in and they start to push and shove each other. M/S group of members now on platform arguing and pushing each other. Four members walk from the platform still arguing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1678.13
    Media URN:
    52585
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/05/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:20:00 / 01:18:07:00
    Canister:
    60/36

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