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    Unissued / Unused material.

    French strikes and demonstrations. Paris, France.

    Good C/U head shot of a French miner. General views of a mass meeting. Various shots parade through the streets in a Communist demonstration with Maurice Thorez, French Communist leader in the lead. M/S as people climb into a lorry during the transport strike in Paris. L/S mass meeting.

    M/S Thorez on platform addressing a meeting. Tracking shot of a Paris street with people walking along the pavement. Good shots of the huge mass meeting. Back view of Thorez speaking in first shot. M/S people distributing and reading newspapers in the street. C/U Thorez chatting. C/U's people in crowd listening.

    M/S John Foster Dulles, adviser to the US Secretary of State, Marshall, alighting from a car at the American Embassy. C/U Dulles entering the Embassy with photographers snapping him. M/S Dulles and Jefferson Caffery, US Ambassador to Paris, leaving the Embassy and chatting. L/S US flag flying from the Embassy, panning down to Dulles' car at the entrance.

    M/S Caffery and Dulles arriving at the Presidence de Conseil. General view of the building. Interior C/U good shots of Caffery, Robert Schumann, and Dulles chatting. M/S as Caffery and Schumann leave and enter car. M/S as car drives off. L/S of the demonstrations and meetings. Good C/U's of Maurice Thorez haranguing.

    Cataloguer's note: cuts for story 'The French Strike' in 47/97 on *PM1197*.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:43:00 / 01:08:19:00
    UN 1884 C
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    UN 1884 C
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    Historical Figures & Celebrities Religion & Politics
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