• Short Summary

    Story follows the problems following fighting in the Belgian Congo.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Paris. Tshombe Appeals To France".

    Paris, France. Story follows the problems following fighting in the Belgian Congo.

    SV Mr Tshombe, Prime Minister of the Congo coming down gangway from aircraft at Le Bourget Airport. SV Pan. Mr Tshombe walks towards lounge. LV Int. Tshombe talking to press.

    Intertitle reads: "Belgium".

    GV The Melsbroech Airport at night. LV Refugees coming down the aircraft have blankets thrown over their shoulders at bottom of steps. CU Woman talking to press. LV Nuns come off aircraft. GV More refugees coming from another plane during the day. Pan to a small child walking along with blanket wrapped round.

    SV King Baudouin of Belgium and Queen Fabiola shaking hands with refugees. SV People watching. SV King and Queen greet refugees. GV More refugees walk towards camera. Pan with one man looking very happy waving to crowd. SV Pan two nuns being comforted by friends. SV People watching in lounge. CU Queen Fabiola sitting with baby on her lap. The baby's mother was killed in the Congo. SV ditto. The King is talking to the baby's father. CU The Queen with the baby.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:25:00 / 01:48:49:00

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