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  • Description

    Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out takes, rushes) for story "Attempt on the President's life" - 50/89.

    Similar to newsreel story. (First part of item identical to newsreel story). More shots of workers cleaning pavement. Shots of Mrs Callazo (wife of the gunmen) with her daughters in back of police car. She hides her face from the cameras. Shots of battered door and walls.

    Shots of Lady Dill and crowd awaiting the arrival of President Truman. Shots of President Truman making speech (natural sound - poor quality). Shots of the statue of Sir John Dill.

    Various shots of crowds and dead bodies on the streets of Puerto Rica.

    More footage at Blair House and Arlington.

    Numerous shots dead men in street (Puerto Rica). M/S of man lying wounded.

    Cataloguer's note: Part sound only.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:45:00 / 01:52:23:00
    50/89 B (Selected Originals)
    Sort Number:
    50/089 B
  • Appears in...

    Religion & Politics
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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