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  • Description

    Full titles read: "DEFENCE OF JIBUTI"

    Good aerial shots the French city of Jibuti (Djibouti). L/S's of several steam trains at the station. M/S of passengers on a train sitting at tables eating. The commentator says that Italy have put a claim on the city and so boycott the French rail route to Adis Ababa in Abyssinia / Ethiopia. L/S's of Italian convoy of trucks using the roads.

    L/S's numerous soldiers of the French colonial army. Good L/S's of soldiers riding camels. L/S's of workers building a 'wall of steel' around the city to protect form invasion. L/S's of several anti aircraft guns and good aerial shots of patrol planes in flight over the desert. M/S's of large warship. L/S's of the soldiers marching on parade. M/S's of numerous small tanks. L/S and M/S of soldier holding up a French Tricolour flag.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/07/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    14428
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1013.33
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:04:00 / 01:35:54:00
    Canister:
    39/55
    Sort Number:
    39/055
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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