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Cyprus Terrorists on the Run

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1411A
Date Released
21 Jun 1956
Date submitted
19 Jun 1956
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Cyprus Terrorists on the Run
  2. 2Shepilov Meets Nasser
  3. 3Stockholm Final Event
  4. 4Stockholm Final Event
  5. 5The Garter Ceremony
  6. 6Royal Ascot

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 6
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Terrorists on the Run. DESCRIPTION: Over the Troodos Mountains in South West Cyprus, spotting was carried out by helicopters, during operation Lucky Alphonse in which some two thousand troops took part. It was later that the forest fire swept over this area, with tragic loss of life to British servicemen. SHOTLIST: GV Troodos Mountains 2 shots. Helicopters over head. GV soldiers down hillside. MS soldier in dugout with binoculars. GV mountains. MCU soldiers with mortars. LS explosions on hillside. GV mortars loaded. LS explosions. MCU soldier firing rifle (x2). Whip pan soldiers bringing in terrorists (x4). MS hooded terrorists (x4). Whip pan CU still of terrorist leader Grivas.
Keywords
Environment; Terrorism; Accidents and disasters; Military
Locations
Cyprus
Card file number
67392
Credits:
Commentator
Geoffrey Sumner
Camera
John Davies
Length of story (in feet)
102
Story extras:

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