About Events In Congo.. (1960)

Film-document №5321 2 parts, Duration: 0:20:06, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Varlamov L.

Operators: Artseulov O., Troshkin V. P., Maksimov L., Opryshko P.

Anouncers: Khmara L.


About festivities in Leopoldville on the occasion of the proclamation of independence of Congo.

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Congolese fishermen catch fish, farmers harvest, loggers cut the trees, the miners of iron ore is loaded into the machine, the workers of industrial enterprises for work at the bench. City Leopoldville: Living Quarters of the rich Europeans, the Belgians. Exhibition "Belgian Congo" at the World Exhibition in Brussels. June 30, 1960 - Celebrations in Leopoldville on the occasion of the proclamation of independence of the Congo: a parade of troops, a workers' demonstration; passes Congolese Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba. The landing of the Belgian troops in Leopoldville (July 10, 1960). Province of Katanga. M. Tshombe - head of the puppet government of Katanga. Session of the UN Security Council (July 14, 1960) on the aggression against Belgium, the Republic of the Congo. Check the planes of UN troops in Congo. UN Secretary-General D. Hammarskjold at the time of the meeting with M. Tshombe. Belgian protege in the province of Kasai Albert Kalonji. UN forces capture airfield radio station in Leopoldville. Session of the Parliament of the Republic of the Congo; statement Lumumba. Colonel Mobutu, a military coup. The arrest of Lumumba.