• Short Summary

    British troops stand by as police raid H. Q. of the People's Progressive Party in Georgetown.

  • Description

    Georgetown, British Guiana.

    First report from Pathe News cameraman Ced Baynes. GV of Georgetown. SV street scene in Georgetown. LV Governor's residence. SV Governor Alfred Savage and Lady Savage. CU Governor, pan to Lady Savage, pan to both. GV two boys fishing as HMS Burghead Bay rides at anchor. CU small native boy. SV H.M.S. Burghead Bay. LV battalion head quoters of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers. SV Officer's head, R.W.F. flag in background. CU R.W.F. flag. SV Brig. Jackson discussing situation with two members of his staff. CU Brig. Jackson. LV troops aboard lorry. SCU soldier talking over radio pan down to set. SV lorry load of troops leaving to raid People's Progressive Party H.Q. GV troops forming cordon around H.Q. SV & CU sign: "Head Office P.P.P." SV troops preventing people from entering streets. SV pictures and pamphlets etc. being removed from H.Q. and loaded into lorry. SV pan picture of Stalin being removed. STV pamphlets being placed in lorry. CU pamphlets "Negotiation is Possible". SV sign being removed from door. LV & SV Dr and Mrs Jagan, who are among the ringleaders, being interviewed on the steps of home. CU Dr Jagan. CU Mrs Jagan. SCU track in on Dr and Mrs Jagan.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene I.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:55:00 / 01:15:46:00

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