• Short Summary

    A student assassinates Japanese Socialist leader Inejiro Asanuma in Tokyo.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Statesman assassinated.

    Inejiro Asanuma, Japanese Socialist leader is assassinated in Tokyo, Japan.

    C/U Socialist leader Inejiro Asanuma speaking at a rally in Tokyo. L/S as student runs on stage and stabs Mr Asanuma twice, he is tackled by colleagues of Mr Asanuma. L/S as the crowd push the assassin across the stage and hold him down. C/U assassin lying on the ground surrounded by other people. L/S slow motion sequence of the assassination. C/U still shot of the assassin just after stabbing. L/S crowds of people and press men milling around the assassin on the stage.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1720.36
    Media URN:
    53434
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:42:00 / 01:56:24:00
    Canister:
    60/85

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