• Short Summary

    Striking workers riot in Caracas, Venezuela

  • Description

    Location: Caracas, Venezuela

    Title reads "The Hours of Rioting in Venezuela"

    Elevated LS. Rioters running along street. LS. Bus across middle of the road. GV. Street scene, showing traffic moving normally, but soldiers are on the other side of the street firing at snipers.

    LS. Smoke rising from bomb in street. MS. Soldiers in armoured car moving along street. Various shots, troops and rioters running through streets. Various shots, fireman trying to put out bus which is on fire. LS. Crowd standing about in street. Various shots, soldiers and rioters a in street. GV. Damaged shop. LS. People walking in wrecked street. (Comb. F.G.)

    Note: A strike by telephone workers led to a series of riots in Caracas. Left wing students who support Cuba and Castro played a leading part.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3000.08
    Media URN:
    85848
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:43:00 / 01:09:23:00
    Canister:
    UN 3437 D

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