• Short Summary

    Communist backed military take-over is attempted in Laos

  • Description

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3000.32
    Media URN:
    85872
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:44:00 / 01:46:41:00
    Canister:
    UN 3439 I

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