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    Ivory Coast, French Guinea, French West Africa.

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    Various shots of enthusiastic coloured crowds awaiting arrival of General Charles de Gaulle Prime Minister with man in tribal dress on a throne wearing unusual crown. LS's. plane arriving at Abidjan airport. GV. Massed crowds. MS. General de Gaulle coming down steps of plane. CU. General de Gaulle climbing into car, man with crown comes over to meet de Gaulle. Travelling shots on road towards town and in Abidjan streets ceremony in town. Various shots of de Gaulle's speech in stadium. Cut-ins of crowds. CU. Conakry airport building. 3 shots of de Gaulle's plane arriving at Conakry airport. LS. General de Gaulle' alighting from plane. CU. General de Gaulle being handed gift by native children. CU. Group of native women. CU. Native woman dancing. Travelling shot past crowds. CU's. native women. Various shots of laying wreath ceremony at war memorial. CU. Dakar airport building. LS. Plane arriving. MS. Group of natives in tribal dress. MS. General de Gaulle coming down steps of plane and girl handing bouquet of flowers. Travelling shots during drive to Dakar. Shouting crowd in the town. Ground to air of formation fly past. Wreath laying ceremony at war memorial. Crowds in town and on place Portet during speech. General de Gaulle during his speech on Place Portet.


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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:12:00 / 01:07:53:00
    UN 3128 B
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    UN 3128 B
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    Historical Figures & Celebrities
    Afrique(s) Houphouet-Boigny Independência Africa Street Dance Pflimlin and De Gaulle
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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