Laval - The End Aka Laval: The Old 1945

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    Full title reads: "LAVAL - THE END".

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    Former Vichy Prime Minister Pierre Laval entering the court. Close up shot of Laval reading his defence. Various shots of Laval waving hands and protesting as the prosecutor starts talking.

    Empty chair where Laval was sitting. High angle shot of the people gathered around a newspaper with title informing of Laval's attempt to poison himself. Crowds gathered outside the jail. A police van with Laval in rides out of the prison yard. Several travelling shots of the van driving. Several shots of the police around the prison. Laval was shot as soon as he recovered from poisoning.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/10/1945
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    39964
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1153.21
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:15:00 / 01:42:42:00
    Canister:
    45/85
    Sort Number:
    45/085
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