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Saigon Street Scenes 1965-72 Bars, Hotels, Vietnam War
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Dec 31, 2011
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Brand New: An item that has never been opened or removed from the manufacturer’s sealing (if applicable). Item ... Read moreabout the condition
Format: DVD
Edition: Full Screen Rating: NR
Genre: Documentary Sub-Genre: Military & War
Region: DVD: 0, All (Worldwide)

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Saigon Street Scenes 1965-1972

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This video will bring back memories for anyone you spent time in Saigon during the Vietnam War. It provides an overview of day-to-day life in the city including black market activites and Saigon's infamous nightlife and bar scene. Also includes excellent aerial views of the entire city, street scenes, hotels, government buildings, landmarks and the Saigon USO club.

Please note: Approximately one-third of the video is narrated, and some parts have their original sound. The remainder is not narrated and includes captions.

Run time: 60 minutes

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Review of "Saigon Street Scenes 1965-1972"

Scenes Include:

1) HA CU Young Vietnamese boys swimming in the river, others up on the cement ramp putting on some clothes; other boys are naked in the river; two young boys are sword fighting with two sticks. G2) MS Barge underway in the Saigon River; LCU type craft is secured to the starb"d quarter; water taxi cuts across the river towards the far bank in BG; water taxi moves by in direct FG, VG3) MS Unidt. Junk in the river; many small craft are tied up to the river bank in BG; Speed boat cuts across between two Junks; fishermen are in the two junksworking with fishing nets; one of the fishermen swings around and casts his net; the net fans out, second fisherman throws out his net in a large fanshape arc from the second boat. G4) HA CU Five young children playing in the river (SV). G5) LA MLS Black market street in Saigon. G6) CU Black market items on the stands; woman is piling up cartons of cigarettes in BG.7) CU Tilted-angle view of black market items such as Cheer, Rinso, Karo syrup, baby powder. Ex.8) CU Stacks of Black Label beer, Pall Mall cigarettes, Maxwell House instant coffee. Ex.9) CU Tilted-angle view of several brands of whiskey. VG10) CU Nehi rootbeer, Maxwell House coffee, Pabst Blue Ribbon beer stacked up on the black market stand.11) CU People shopping in the black market; operators hide their heads with their coolie hats in FG. VG12) MS People shopping in the black market area; young girl steps in FG with a glass of iced tea. VG13) CU American-made blanket for sale in the black market. VG14) MS Black market stand, woman is ladling out soup from a large kettle. G15) CU Looking down over the woman fixing up a plate of food; she arranges the food and salts it. VG16) MS Small black market stand, with the owners hiding behind umbrellas. F (UX)17) MS Flower stand, vehicles pass by in direct FG. F18) CU Flower stand, man is tending his flowers in BG as a young boy looks on. VG19) ECU Man tending his roses. VG20) CU Interior view of the flower market; man is wrapping up a spray of roses. G21) CU Vender wrapping up a spray of roses. G22) CU Woman buying flowers at the flower market.23) CU Woman receiving her flowers, leaving scene; PAN, with the woman departing. G24) MLS Looking across the square, showing heavy traffic (SV).

Coverage of traffic on a variety of streets and highways in and around Saigon showing driving conditions in that city. Scenes of traffic on city street in Saigon. Traffic on Bien Hoc.

Vietnamese QC (military policeman) checking motorcycle on side of road. Main gate at Tan Son Nhut AB, QC checking automobiles. Scenes of road near Tan Son Nhut AB and sign designating base speed limits. Scenes of traffic on boulevard in Saigon, traffic weaving past bulldozer parked in the middle of the street, traffic turns left in front of camera.

Street scene, pan and tilt up to red stoplight and cut back to street traffic. Interior of truck cab showing hand pounding on horn. Street traffic moving to corner of Cong Ly -- pan right to show brick wall and cross street.

Scenes on highway through undeveloped area. Scenes of highway and street sign. High angle views from top of building - zoom to street and fountain in middle of intersection.

Street scene showing several Vietnamese riding bicycles and leading horses. Crossing sign and other street signs.

Pan in circle following traffic. High angle view of parkway. Tilt down from branches of tree to show red brick church in background and street ending at church. Scene of treelined street from atop parked pickup truck. Scene of road leading to church, shot through windshield of moving pickup truck.

Scenes of heavily traveled street, shot from sidewa1k. Views of street scenes and traffic conditions in Saigon. Variety of street scenes showing traffic conditions in Saigon. Statue of Vietnamese "Trung Dao" hero - zoom back to street traffic.

Vietnamese women dragging sacks of cloth. 448' Vietnamese street scenes and typical traffic - cut to traffic on unpaved street in slum-like area. Street scenes of traffic circle with fountain.

Trucking shots of red Vietnamese truck lying on its side alongside a road -- pull away to scenes of traffic driving on road. Trucking shots of Saigon street scenes.

QC in center of road directing traffic - zoom back to show traffic. Street scenes in Vietnam, fire trucks driving on street and turning. Scene of street and skyscraper shot from top of high building. Aircraft flying over city. Scenes of red truck lying on its side after an accident. Pan shot from rice paddies to scenes of traffic on the Bien Hoa highway - as seen from truck which is passing red truck lying on its side.

Various shots from top of building in Saigon, including one view looking toward the Bien Hoa highway. Trucking shot of Saigon street traffic. Scenes from top of hotel building of adjoining streets and roof tops.

Saigon USO

statue of two soldiers. VS, American sailor looks at statue. VS, sailor looks at water fountain. MLS, 2 1/2 ton truck drives around traffic circle. VS, sailor walks on busy street and enters USO building. Int, American woman and South Vietnamese girl behind USO information counter, American soldier at counter. VS, sailor walks up to counter and talks to American woman. VS, sailor and American USO girl enter lunch line, pick up lunch, walk outside, sit at table and eat. Int, sailor walks up stairs. VS, sailor in telephone booth, talks over phone, hangs up receiver, leaves booth. VS, American USO girl watches sailor fill out form for making telephone call. Sign above counter: "STATESIDE TELEPHONE SERVICE." Sailor plays pool.

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