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    France?

    Various shots of the factory being hit and in fire. Various shots of the firemen with hoses, fire, smoke, burning machinery etc. Close up shot of sign reading 'Artillerie - Arsenal' - arms factory in fire? More shots of the burning equipment, machinery etc.

    Cut to idyllic French village - music starts here. Various shots of the small houses, narrow streets, Castle on hill over the village etc. Man leaving house and goes to office. Good size impressionist paintings around. Close up shot of a poster announcing public auction of modern and ancient art. Various shots of the crowd gathered around man holding a painting at grounds of a castle. Various shots of the paintings, mirrors, pots, being auctioned.

    Several shots of the buildings with some French writing on. Several shots of the cattle and pigs browsing around a house.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    74081
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2020.24
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:51:00 / 01:44:27:00
    Canister:
    UN 1183 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 1183 B
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Trade & Industry Religion & Politics
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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