• Short Summary

    Trouble between France and Tunis causes anti-Anglo riots in Paris.

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    GV. Britain's Prime Minister Mr Harold Macmillan arriving in car at the Hotel Matignon in Paris. CU. Republican Guard of Honour. LV. Mr Macmillan shaking hands with the French Prime Minister, Felix Gaillard. They face the press and walk up the steps into the hotel.

    SV. New recruits in Algiers being issued with equipment and rifles. Britain and America have been supplying arms to Tunisian forces which help Algerian rebels' fight against French Colonial rulers. SV. Recruits receiving rifles. SV. Men complete with rifles boarding trucks for operations in the surrounding mountains in connection with fighting rebels. LV. Trucks driving away loaded with recruits with rifles, & CU.

    GV. The oil centre showing huts and oil storage tanks in an Algerian oil field. CU. Oil in tanks, pan up to oil derrick. SV. Oil tankers driving away protected by soldier with rifle sitting on the running board. GV. French troops patrolling oil field. GV. Oil centre and oil storage tanks.

    SV. Mr Habib Bourguiba's plane arriving at Rabat airport. AS. Flags flying from airport control tower. SV. President Habib Bourguiba of Tunisia stepping down from the plane. SV. Pan, Sidi Mohammed Ben Youssef, Sultan of Morocco, King Mohammed V, walking towards and greeting Mr Bourguiba. SV. Mr Bourguiba walking with King Mohammed towards the Guard of Honour. CU. Mr Bourguiba and King Mohammed. SBV. The two men, pan to the Guard of Honour. GV. Royal Palace. SV. Interior, Mr Bourguiba and King Mohammed seated. SV. Moroccans looking on. SCU. Mr Bourguiba and King Mohammed talking.

    SV. Mr Macmillan in Hotel Matignon looking very worried, he is picking his teeth with a matchstick. LV. Mr Harold Macmillan and Britain's Foreign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd with French Prime Minister Mr Gaillard, surrounded by pressmen. SCU. Mr Macmillan shaking hands with Mr Gaillard, who then shakes hands with Mr Selwyn Lloyd.

    Various shots of anti-British riots in the Place de la Concorde at night. Crowd fighting with police. They claim Morocco to be theirs and resent British and American involvement. Police beating protesters with batons quite savagely.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:29:00 / 01:48:57:00

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