Suez crisis reaches crucial point as Menzies takes Western plan to President Nasser.
TV. Suez Canal at Port Said with Egyptian flags flying. TV. Mr Abdel Raslan, Indonesian Foreign Minister, walking up from the banks of the canal. LV. Mr Raslan with large crowd of officials walking along the roadway leading from the statue of Ferdinand de Lesseps, Frenchman who built the canal. SV. The statue. LV. French troops going aboard a troop ship at Maseilles. SV. Troops going up the gangway, & SV. SV. Troops leaning over the side of the ship, & SV. LV. Ship being pulled away from the jetty. LV. Merchant ships anchored off Cyprus. SV. French lorry coming out of the gates of the docks at Cyprus with an MP (Military Police) hanging on the side. GV. French lorries moving along the roadway. GV. Troops banging in pegs at an encampment. SV. Three French soldiers with children in the street sharing fruit. SV. Two soldiers at a stall. GV. Two French officers walking along with two officers. GV. Cairo airport building, camera pans down to waiting crowd. SV. American Deputy Under-secretary of State, Mr Loy Henderson with a group of officials at the airport. SV. Large shining American car pulling away. SV. Australian Prime Minister Mr Robert Menzies walking in the crowd. SV. Mr Menzies takes off his hat. SV. Confused crowd. SV. Mr Menzies standing outside his car, talking. CV. The door of the car with confused crowd around it. SV. Mr Menzies talking. SV. & CV. Menzies turns to his car. SV. Car driving off.
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