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ITN Roving Report: Return to Algiers

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Report on Algiers in the year following independence. Tom St John Barry compares Algiers at the time with how it was whilst fighting for independence. Looking at the newly formed government, the rebuilding of Algiers and its future.

'Roving Reports' was a series of documentary reports from around the world, produced by ITN News and broadcast between 1957 and 1964. Black and White B/W material.

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Reporter:Tom St John Barry
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ALGERIA:
Reporter piece to camera

GV streets with traffic; crossroads with cars; boulevards with cars; tunnel with cars travelling through; street corner with bullet holes in shop windows

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ALGERIA:
Reporter piece to camera

GV streets with traffic; crossroads with cars; boulevards with cars; tunnel with cars travelling through; street corner with bullet holes in shop windows

View of Arab flats with white block of flats across road; street with bus; square with opera house; small park; Barry looking around

Flashback to previous year's riots; helicopter overhead; demonstrators; streets crowded with people with flags; helicopter dropping gas bombs; Demonstrators linking arms; soldiers carrying wire and steel cordons; soldiers standing by barriers; armoured vehicles behind barriers; riot police at ready; protestors

Smashed glass on ground stained with blood; list on tree with flowers beneath

Barry on pavement, present day; close up bullet holes in wall; street signs close up shots; arab policeman on corner, Barry asks him directions; close up Barry and policeman: Square with plinth with no statue on top, people gathered nearby; more plinths; gv of hills behind houses; apartment blocks; view down long street overlooking steps down into streets used by snipers; Barry walking down steps; Barry walking through streets and into cafe; Cafe signs; street corner with pavement cafe

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Barry i/c outside barracks

Inside barracks courtyard with soldiers lined up; close up soldiers; soldiers present arms; marching soldiers; Barry with commandant meeting doctor and nurse; enter hospita...

Barry i/c outside barracks

Inside barracks courtyard with soldiers lined up; close up soldiers; soldiers present arms; marching soldiers; Barry with commandant meeting doctor and nurse; enter hospital

Flashback hospital scene from previous fighting; close up of bullet holes in bed; blood stained matress

Present day, doctor leads group around hospital; meet soldier in bed

GV armoured cars; Barry and commandant walk past armoured cars; sign of army; soldiers cleaning guns on top of armoured cars

Prime Minister Ben Bella and group leaves his headquarters, gets into car; armed sentry outside; car leaves; trucks head towards market; market stalls; man with cart filled with boxes; man carries boxes through market; men sit atop boxes: Ben Bella arrives at market with group; men watch; crowds in market

Ben Bella surrounded by people; lack of security

GV government departments in building; Barry crossing square towards building; approaches sentry; flag on pole atop building

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Barry i/c

Interview with Sherif Guellal, political advisor, SOT

GV wine barrels outside factory; close up man filling barrels; barrels being rolled; barrels outside, pan to ship in harbour nearby; ...

Barry i/c

Interview with Sherif Guellal, political advisor, SOT

GV wine barrels outside factory; close up man filling barrels; barrels being rolled; barrels outside, pan to ship in harbour nearby; close up ship moored; boxes transported on forklift toeards ship; boxes lifted onto ship: GV harbour

Interview Mr Page, businessman, SOT

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Mr Page interview continued SOT

GV street scene, wet with rain; kasbah; Barry walking across square; in front of cathedral; Barry enters

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Courtyard royal palace; fountain; window onto square; gv...

Mr Page interview continued SOT

GV street scene, wet with rain; kasbah; Barry walking across square; in front of cathedral; Barry enters

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Courtyard royal palace; fountain; window onto square; gv university; entrance steps; library arches with subjects; blackened arches from terrorist attacks; entrance steps: Barry with former Commander of Arab Liberation Army entering university: Group of students walk down street; Barry talks with students

Interviews English students SOT

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GV city streets; cars drive past; people walking down street; past shop windows; street scenes; crowded squares; bus drives past

Barry i/c

Map of North Africa

Barry i/c...

GV city streets; cars drive past; people walking down street; past shop windows; street scenes; crowded squares; bus drives past

Barry i/c

Map of North Africa

Barry i/c

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