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Communist Conflict

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
2044
Date Released
5 Aug 1968
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Communist Conflict
  2. 2News in Colour: Prince Charles Takes to the Air
  3. 3News in Colour: Giant in a Maxi-Skirt

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 3
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Communist Conflict. DESCRIPTION: The recent crisis in Czechoslovakia reflects a wide-spread distrust, among millions of Communists, of Russia’s oppressive hold over her satellites. Alexander Dubcek and the other Czechoslovak leaders seem to have called the Russians bluff - but for how long? Could Czechoslovakia still become another Hungary? SHOTLIST: GV Prague on the river. LS tram cars in city. LS memorial statue. MS ditto. GV Prague on the river. MS from bridge over river. Library material - GV pan countryside around Cierna n Tisou. CU sign Cierna n Tisou. GV town. GV ditto. MS police check motor-cyclist’s identity card. MS old lady with young girl on bench. MCU car with Slobada sign on window. CU ditto. CU car with Suverinita sign on window. MCU ditto. German Shipment - TS Budapest streets at time of Hungarian uprising. LAS wrecked buildings. MCU Communist books and papers burned in street. GV ditto. MCUs young Freedom Fighters (4 shots). GV pan wrecked streets in Budapest. MS tank in street. MS ditto. MS pan Russian tank unloaded from plane. Zoom out tank drives off runway. LAS MIG Fighter flying overhead. GV bombs exploding. GV Russian aircraft flying overhead (3 shots). GV bombs exploding. MS Russian tank in action. GV Russian troops advance in field. MS Czech soldiers run towards camera.
Keywords
Politics and government; Buildings and structures; Mass media; Vehicles; Environment; Weapons; Aviation; Fires; Explosions; War damage; Propaganda; Censorship; Occupied territories; Military
Locations
Prague; Budapest; Hungary; Czechoslovakia; Cierna n Tisou
Footage sources
Germany
Library
Card file number
93790
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
182
Story extras:

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