• Short Summary

    Police of Portugal's colony Goa open fire on demonstrators demanding return of Goa to India.

  • Description

    Goa.

    LV. Satygrahis arriving in Belgaum by train on way to border between Goa and India. SV. & CU. People with banners and getting down from train. GV. Mass meeting at Banda in progress, where Satygrahis raise anti-Portugal slogans. Demonstrators demand the end of Portuguese rule and return of Goa to India. SV. Meeting in progress (2 shots). GV. & SV. Satygrahis marching to the border after the mass meeting carrying banners. BV. Satygrahis at the Goa territory and opposite the Portuguese soldiers opening fire on the unarmed Indian people. SV. Satygrahis crawling forward on the ground, but the volley of fire from the Portuguese soldiers prevent them from obtaining any further progress. LV. Portuguese soldier firing from hut. SBV. Indian Satygrahis watching firing. STV. Mass of Satygrahis demonstrating and shouting slogans.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene G.)0

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    543.01
    Media URN:
    31069
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:22:00 / 01:01:26:00
    Canister:
    55/67

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