Suez Crisis - Western Ministers meet, Nasser returns to Cairo, British troops live for Cyprus.
SUEZ CANAL NATIONALISED
MINISTERS MEET IN LONDON
Downing Street, London.
SV. Mr Selwyn Lloyd, British Foreign Minister, walking past camera and going into No 10. TV. Mr Christian Pineau, French Foreign Minister, leaves his car and walks up the steps. SV. People taking photograps. SV. Mr Pineau standing on the steps of No 10 acknowledging the crowd. SV. Mr Robert Murphy, of the US State Department (US Under-Secretary of State), enters No 10. SV. The acting American Ambassador leaves his car and walks to No 10. SV. Mr Anthony Head, Minister for War, leaves his car chats with the woman driver and moves into No 10. LV. Massed crowds, & SV. CU. Door of No 10. SV. General Templer leaving No 10 followed by Lord Louis Mountbatten. CU. The Lord Privy Seal Mr Rab Butler, walking away from No 10. LV. Cars going down Downing Street.
NASSER RETURNS TO CAIRO
TV. Cheering crowd yelling and dancing up and down in Cairo street. GV. Egypt's Premier Colonel Abdel Nasser walks from his car right up to camera and gives a coy little look. GV. Dignitaries applauding inside a room. CU. Nasser talking.
BRITISH TROOPS LEAVE FOR CYPRUS
Angle shot, funnel of troopship "Nevasa", pan down to troops going onboard. SCU. Towards, troops coming onboard. LV. Troops going onboard, kit-bags piled up in foreground. SV. More troops going onboard. GV. The ship "Nevasa" and men casting off and throwing the ropes into the water. SV. Side of ship filled with waving troops. Angle shot, more troops leaning over side waving. SV. Troops looking out of port holes. SV. Angle shot, troops leaning over the side waving. SV. People waving from quayside to the troops. LV. "Nevasa" starts to steam away. GV. Dormitory with men coming in with kit-bags on their shoulders. SCU. Soldier feeling and shaking his mattress and laughing. SV. Inside a nice dining room, woman and children sitting eating in foreground. SV. Soldiers sitting at table eating and a woman at the table with them. GV. Very nice looking drawing room. GV. Nursery showing a nurse and a man and woman playing with small child on the roundabout. SV. Soldiers getting their food in the cafeteria and being served by chefs, each soldier carrying a tray. GV. Soldiers recreation room, men sitting smoking and talking at table.
(Neg.) (Title Scenes "F" "G")