Communist backed military take-over is attempted in Laos
Location: Vientiane, Laos
Story of crisis in Laos where communist-backed military take over is being attempted
MS. Three Laotian soldiers carrying arms. MS. Laotian army tank. CU. Tank driver. GV. Street, where Laotian soldier is patrolling. GV. Street, pan up to MS. American flag flying over the U.S. Embassy. Panning shot, ruins of former American Embassy.
GV. Bomb crater in street. LS. Three soldiers sitting in chairs in the street. MS. Sign, in Laotian and French "Hospital Mahosot", pan to GV. hospital through gateway. Various shots of patients who were wounded in battle being treated in hospital and visited by Prince Boun Gum, the Premier. MS. Red Cross flag flying, pan down to Red Cross workers sorting food supplies. MS. Laotian Red Cross worker giving civilian an inoculation. (Comb. F.G.)
Note The paper work spells Prince Boun Gum as Prince Boun Oum.