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ITN Roving Report: Crisis in Ceylon

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John Ardagh visits the island of Ceylon, to investigate the political situation on the island and the instability that threatens the country's peace.

'Roving Report' was a series of documentary reports from around the world, produced by ITN News and broadcast between 1957 and 1964.

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Shaded fishing boats in harbour / General view harbour / Women picking tea / Beach with palm trees

Colombo:
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Traffic along on busy road, including double decker bus / People gathered in street / General views crowded market / Colombo harbour / Tugboat in harbour / Various of cargo ships in harbour / Ceylonese dock workers

Women picking tea leaves on tea estate / Woman picking tea with basket on her back / Woman putting dried tea leaves onto sorting belt /

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Buddhist monks leaving building / Various of buddhists / Various of Buddhist temple / Monks along in single file

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Chief monk interview SOT (translated)...

Chief monk interview SOT (translated)

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Tomb of murdered Prime Minister Bandaranaike / Pictures and portraits of Bandaranaike outside tomb / People kneeling in prayer at shrine / Floral tributes / Soldiers patrolling outside residence of Wi...

Tomb of murdered Prime Minister Bandaranaike / Pictures and portraits of Bandaranaike outside tomb / People kneeling in prayer at shrine / Floral tributes / Soldiers patrolling outside residence of Wijeyananda Dahanayake (Temporary Prime Minister)

Wijeyananda Dahanayake (Temporary Prime Minister) interview SOT

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Colombo:
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Main street / Trees and houses in side road / Various of flags, banners and posters for different political parties including United National Party (UNP) / Reporter speaking to Dudley Senanayake (UNP leader) (not heard)

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Dudley Senanayake (UNP leader) interview SOT...

Dudley Senanayake (UNP leader) interview SOT

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General views of ships and docks / Dock workers / Ardagh speaking to dockers (not heard)

Dr N.M. Perera (Leader of the Opposition) interview SOT
- I'm not a Communist but I am a Marxist...

General views of ships and docks / Dock workers / Ardagh speaking to dockers (not heard)

Dr N.M. Perera (Leader of the Opposition) interview SOT
- I'm not a Communist but I am a Marxist

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Residence of Sir John Lionel Kotelawala (Former United National Party Prime MInister) / Ardage crossing the lawn with Kotelawala / Kotelawala and Ardagh sitting in garden / Group of schoolgirls playin...

Residence of Sir John Lionel Kotelawala (Former United National Party Prime MInister) / Ardage crossing the lawn with Kotelawala / Kotelawala and Ardagh sitting in garden / Group of schoolgirls playing cricket

Sir John Lionel Kotelawala (Former United National Party Prime MInister) interview SOT

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General views of pedestrians / People speaking in street (not heard) / British residents speaking (not heard) / British resident interview SOT / Traffic and oxen pulling cart along down street / Ricks...

General views of pedestrians / People speaking in street (not heard) / British residents speaking (not heard) / British resident interview SOT / Traffic and oxen pulling cart along down street / Rickshaw puller sitting on rickshaw / General views of pedestrians & street scenes / Reporter to camera

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