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    Material related to newsreel story "Ben Gurion Stands Firm" - 57/21.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Ben Gurion Stands Firm" - 57/21.

    First part of the cuts is the American version of the newsreel story - visually same material with American voiceover but American story is considerably longer and it seen in its entirety in cuts. Second part contains more footage if Israel demonstrations.

    American story continued - Sound.
    GV. Syrian airliner bringing Syrian Premier, taxiing in at Egypt. SV. Camera pans, the Premier of Syria comes down the steps and is greeted by Egyptian President Abdel Nasser. SV. Syrian Premier and Nasser together. GV. The two walk away followed by dignitaries. GV. Airliner taxiing in bringing French President Mollet to America. SV. Camera pans as Mollet descends the steps from airliner and is greeted by Vice-President Richard Nixon and US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles. SCU. Mollet, Dulles and Nixon together. SV. Interior - presumably White House - President Eisenhower at his desk, & SCU. CU. The President starts talking (natural sound). He argues that UN should act firm to solve Gaza situation. GV. The UN meeting. GV. Egyptian delegate speaks. He proposes unconditional withdrawal of Israeli troops from Gaza. Tel Aviv gives them unconditional no. TV. Delegates listening. Lebanon's Foreign Minister Malak formally calls for sanctions. Debate continues - says voiceover. LV. Flags of member Nations flying outside the UNO building.

    Israel demonstrations - Mute.
    SV. Demonstrators in Jerusalem during the Israel's withdrawal from Gaza. BV. Riot squad marching down the street ready for action. SV. Barricade being put across roads. CU. Loud speaker on car. SV. Official speaking into microphone from the car. SV. Riot squad marching towards camera. GV. Demonstrators with placards, & GV. BV. Riot squad lined across street keeping back demonstrators, & BV. TV. Crowds of demonstrators. SCU. Agitators speaking into microphone. TV. Crowds of demonstrators, & SV.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Lav.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Selected originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:58:00 / 02:01:53:00
    57/21 N (Selected Originals)

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