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British Troops Extend Canal Zone Control

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1182
Date Released
28 Jan 1952
Date submitted
24 Jan 1952
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Mr Macmillan Opens People’s Houses
  2. 2British Troops Extend Canal Zone Control
  3. 3News Items from Various Quarters
  4. 4News Items from Various Quarters
  5. 5News Items from Various Quarters
  6. 6News Items from Various Quarters
  7. 7News Items from Various Quarters
  8. 8News Items from Various Quarters

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 8
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Troops Extend Canal Zone Control. DESCRIPTION: The round-up of Egyptian police in the village of El Hamada was necessitated by police resistance to a search of this trouble spot - yet another outbreak of violence occurred, with attacks by Egyptian terrorists near the French convent. SHOTLIST: Cut story - KS. Elevated GV Ismailia town. Several shots rounding-up of prisoners, including Egyptian police. Prisoners in screened lorries, taken away. GV Elevated of Ismailia. British troops in town, setting up barbed wire, troops firing from sandbag positions. Centurian tanks pass through streets. Troops in grounds of convent, Sister Anthony (a nun) lies in state. Various shots of troops in town, with Egyptians passing through barbed-wire barriers singly.
Keywords
Buildings and structures; Vehicles; Weapons; Death; Terrorism; Riots; Crime; Military; Religion and belief
Locations
Ismailia; El Hamada
Footage sources
Gaumont
Rota
Card file number
56673
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
150
Story extras:

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