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  • Description

    Title reads: "French Frontier - Customs go on strike".

    France - Belgium border.

    C/U of sign - "Douaine Francaise". M/S of customs officials standing idly by on platform of train station at border. M/S of empty customs hall. Customs officials on the Franco Belgian frontier stand idle while goods pass over the border duty free. C/U French customs officer in uniform, smoking pipe. C/U of three French customs officers playing cards. A bottle of wine stands on the table. Various shots of customs guards standing idly around and sitting on a wall whilst laden cars, a covered wagon and pedestrians carrying loaded baskets pass over the frontier. Narrator comments: "It's a big birthday for international black marketeers".

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    45921
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1410.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:02:00 / 01:49:44:00
    Canister:
    46/79
    Sort Number:
    46/079
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    Travel & Exploration
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    JStones
  • Stills

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

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