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  • Short Summary

    Russian tank crews sit in the heart of the Czech capital.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Prague, Czechoslovakia.

    Aerial shots over Prague. Various shots in the streets of Prague to show life as normal. Var. shots in the streets where we see Russian tanks drawn up at prominent positions. Some of crews talk freely with passers by about the situation. Var. shots of part of the arms cache found by the Russians which helped to bring about the crisis. The arms including light machine guns, automatic rifles and mortar bombs are displayed in street for all to see. MS & CU Some of the Russian wounded tank crew injured during clashes with civilians. MS Plane passengers disembarking from plane at Prague airport while Russian and Bulgarian soldiers look on. MS Groups of Soviet soldiers and students talk about the situation in parks and street corners.

    (Dupe. Neg.) Old record suggests material dates from around 03/09/1968.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3351.09
    Media URN:
    92078
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1968
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:11:00 / 01:22:34:00
    Canister:
    UN 4378 D

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