Amman (archive film)

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AMMAN'S STREETS DESERTED DURING CURFEW IMPOSED BY KING HUSSEIN 1957

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Unissued / Unused material -

Telenews title reads: "Jordan". Jordanian streets are patrolled by troops during curfew.

Amman, Jordan.

GV Deserted street. High angle shot of soldiers standing on pavement. GV of street. LS Children on roof of building. VS Soldiers standing in doorway. LS Armed soldier patrolling street. GV of building. LS Armed soldier patrolling street, barbed wire is laid across road. VS American correspondents, seated round table are given translations of royal decrees from King Hussein by the US Press Attache.

(F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 01/05/1957.

http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=82076

HUSSEIN WEATHERS JORDAN FLARE UP 1957

Unused / unissued material -

Title reads: "Hussein Weathers Jordan Flare Up". American voiceovered newsreel material.

Amman, Jordan.

Various shots of crowds demonstrating against King Hussein of Jordan and Western interference. LS Military police. More shots of crowds demonstrating. CU Personality speaking. More shots of demonstration.

MS Flag flying on building. Various shots of new Cabinet meeting, headed by Premier Ibrahim Heshem, 83 year old statesman.

GV (2) of empty streets during martial law. LS Children on roof of building. Various shots of armed soldiers patrolling streets, barbed wire placed in roads. GV Of town. Various repeated shots of demonstration / protest.

(F/G) Old record suggests material dates from around 29/04/1957.

http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=66275

EGYPTIAN ENVOY RETURNS: SAUD'S VISIT CONTINUES 1957

Unused / unissued material -

Telenews titles read: "Jordan".

Amman, Jordan.

GV Plane taxiing in. VS Jordanian Ambassador to Egypt Abdel El Rifai coming down gangway of plane, holding hand of little boy. CUs of him being greeted by various officials. MS Ambassador El Rifai walking with officials. (The Ambassador has been recalled during diplomatic wrangles with Egypt)

LS Flags of Saudi Arabia and Jordan are raised. MS King Saud and King Hussein. CU King Hussein saluting. CU King Saud. Various shots of Cavalry Festival. Sixteen men on a motorcycle displaying what they can do, and fancy horsemanship. VS King Saud and King Hussein among others. Various shots of horse being led up to King Saud and King Hussein, and of them looking at it.

(F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 17/06/1957.

http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=66707

EVIDENCE OF NEW ENTENTE IN CAIRO AND AMMAN 1957

Unused / unissued material -

Telenews title - 'Cairo'.

Cairo, Egypt.

LS Colonel Gamal Abdel Nasser walking with others. MS Nasser walking past Guard of Honour. CU Nasser saying goodbye to Syrian President, Shukri al-Kuwatlt. BV Syrian President walking up steps of plane.

Amman, Jordan

Various shots of representatives of King Saud awaiting the arrival of three delegates from the east, and of them arriving and being greeted at Amman Airport.

(F/G) Old record suggests material dates from around 20/06/1957.

http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=66701