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British Guiana Crisis

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1271
Date Released
12 Oct 1953
Date submitted
8 Oct 1953
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Exercise Mariner
  2. 2Army Test Mechanical Aids
  3. 3New Zealand Air Race
  4. 4British Guiana Crisis
  5. 5Conservative Party Conference

Story

Story No. within this Issue
4 / 5
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: British Guiana. DESCRIPTION: British Guiana has been filling the headlines on account of Communist-directed strikes and unrest. From Devonport, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders boarded the Aircraft-Carrier Implacable on the way out as reinforcements. SHOTLIST: Cut story - KS. MS palm trees. Map of North and South America, into CU of Guiana. Elevated GV of Georgetown. Still of Dr Cheddi Jagan and Mrs Jagan. Mix into Governor General’s house. Mix into Devonport, name. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders are boarding Implacable. Shots of types of soldiers.
Keywords
Politics and government; Ships and boats; Colonialism; Riots; Military; Scenery and travel
Card file number
59894
Credits:
Camera
George Richardson
Commentator
Lionel James Gamlin
Length of story (in feet)
83
Story extras:

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