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Cyprus - Curfew

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1426A
Date Released
4 Oct 1956
Date submitted
1 Oct 1956
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1The Vulcan Crashes
  2. 2Bolshoi Ballet Here
  3. 3Cyprus - Curfew
  4. 4Cassino Remembrance
  5. 5Labour Party Meets
  6. 6The Princess in Mauritius

Story

Story No. within this Issue
3 / 6
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Curfew in Nicosia. DESCRIPTION: At 12 o’clock everyday, the curfew is lifted for one hour, to let the people of Nicosia’s Greek quarter do their shopping. The curfew was imposed after an outbreak of terrorist murders. SHOTLIST: Empty streets in the centre of Nicosia. All shops shut with the shutters drawn. Police patrolling the town, on foot and in Land Rovers. Road block at entrance to Metaxas Square.
Keywords
Shops and shopping; Independence movements
Locations
Cyprus; Nicosia
Card file number
68388
Credits:
Camera
John Davies
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
50
Story extras:

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