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News in Brief: Jordan Flag Day

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1398
Date Released
19 Mar 1956
Date submitted
16 Mar 1956
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Georgi Malenkov Here
  2. 2Queen Mother in Paris
  3. 3Shipwreck
  4. 4News in Brief: Miss Truman Engaged
  5. 5News in Brief: Jordan Flag Day
  6. 6News in Brief: Cd in Haifa
  7. 7News in Brief: British Consulate Sacked
  8. 8Hot and Cold
  9. 9Cambodian Coronation

Story

Story No. within this Issue
5 / 9
Section Title
News in Brief
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Jordan Flag Day. DESCRIPTION: Amman the capital of Jordan has just been holding the local equivalent of a flag day. It was an official campaign to raise funds for the National Guard, which the people subscribe to freely. General Radi Beg Enabi, has succeeded General Sir John Glubb, as commander of the Arab Legion. SHOTLIST: Various scenes in Amman with flags flying. Scenes of street collections to raise funds for the National Guard. Girl Guides, Boy Scouts and army bands paraded through Amman. Shot of General Radi Beg Enabi at a Press Conference.
Keywords
Commemorations; Organisations; Entertainment and leisure; Fundraising; Military; Youth
Locations
Amman; Jordan
Footage sources
France
Card file number
66315
Credits:
Commentator
Geoffrey Sumner
Length of story (in feet)
80
Story extras:

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