• Short Summary

    Soviet Union holds press conference to display US spying balloon they have found.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Soviet Union (USSR, Russia) accuses USA of spying from balloons.

    Various shots of press conference at Ministry of Foreign Affairs (in Moscow?) for Soviet and Western journalists. Various shots of unmanned balloon, cameras, radios equipment and parachutes found near Russian border, all equipment is made in USA. An expert army officer gives an explanation to the press, pointing out the balloons could damage Soviet telephone lines and are breaking international laws. The reporters inspect the equipment which is on display.

    Date on dope sheet is February 1956.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2534.20
    Media URN:
    68201
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:22:00 / 01:51:16:00
    Canister:
    UN 2815 B

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