• Short Summary

    The latest from the Congo after the death of Patrice Lumumba. Africa.

  • Description

    The Congo - Watch Now ? Africa.

    C/U The Late Mr Patrice Lumumba. M/S Mr Kasavubu standing in a car on the occasion of the Congo's independence. M/S Children waving their arms and cheering. M/S King Baudouin and Kasavubu standing in a car on the occasion of the Congo's independence. L/S The Palais De La Nation where the independence ceremony is taking place. M/S interior, Baudouin making speech, Kasavubu is seated. M/Ss of church dignitaries in the audience. M/S of Lumumba seated at desk. A man indicates where Lumumba should sign the independence document. M/S of Africans in audience.

    Various shots of wrecked shops. L/S aircraft on runway bringing United Nations troops to the Congo. L/S of troops marching past. More shots of Lumumba talking. M/S to C/U of of Colonel Mobutu. M/s of Lumumba after capture, his arms are tied behind his back. C/U of Mobutu laughing. M/S of Lumumba having piece of paper into Lumuba's mouth. Shots of people on the street.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1710.16
    Media URN:
    53144
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:54:00 / 01:42:21:00
    Canister:
    61/14

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