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  • Short Summary

    As the Suez Crisis intensifies, British Troops are sent out via the British base in Cyprus.

  • Description

    Famagusta and Nicosia, Cyprus.

    Various long shots of the aircraft carrier Theseus, at sea (taken from the Harbour with a telephoto lens due to military reporting restrictions). Various shots, of boats in the harbour of Famagusta. Various shots, showing landing craft coming in. GV. of Famagusta. Various shots, of soldiers at the harbour boarding lorries, and en route to the camp which is made up of tents and a schoolhouse. GV. of the tented encampment. LS. G.Vs of the school called Terra-Santa, with paratroopers flag flying from rooftop (at Nicosia). Various shots of troops arriving in lorries and on foot, at camp.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2832.20
    Media URN:
    82581
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1956
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:43:00 / 01:35:02:00
    Canister:
    UN 2877 A

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