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    Material relating to newsreel story "U.N. Troops Take Over" - 60/60.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "U.N. Troops Take Over" - 60/60.

    M/S people milling about. Various shots of the President of Brazzaville greeting refugees who have escaped across the river Congo, they applaud him. Shots of the troops in position on the airfield at Elizabethville. Shots of crowds of Congolese protesting to Belgian troops about the shooting of a black man seen lying dead in the street. Shots of General Alexander arriving to see what all the trouble is about. Shots of President Joseph Kasavubu and Premier Patrice Lumumba driving through cheering crowds of soldiers. Further shots of Lumumba talking to crowds of people in a village. Shots of General Alexander arriving at airfield with company of Ghanaian troops. General street scenes in Elizabethville. More Ghanaian troops arriving at airport. Shots of U.N. Troops patrolling street in Elizabethville. More U.N. Tunisian troops arriving at airport with supplies and ammunition.

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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:51:00 / 01:47:25:00
    60/60 Q (Selected Originals)

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