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    Unissued / Unused material.

    A letter from a French Algerian tells of the great progress made by Frenchmen living in Algeria.

    This film shows the various installations, schools, agriculture and new cities that have been instituted into Algeria under the French settlers.

    CU man with letter. Various shots people with ploughs. Various shots people looking through family photographs. LS land. CU dried cracked earth. MS man chopping at earth. MS boulders rolling. MS people gathering crops. Various shots water pumps etc. LS dam and running water. MS people ploughing earth. LS earth. LS crops in fields. MS people spraying them.

    MS harvesting crops. MS grapes being poured into container. MS people picking grapes. MS tankers. MS train running along. Various shots ships in dock. Various shots electricity pylons, industry etc. MS French flag on new office blocks. MS new flats, LS football stadium.

    Various shots children being taught in classroom. CU two little girls, one French one native Algerian. MS new buildings. CU man being examined by doctor. CU baby being weighed. MS others being vaccinated. LS pan across crowds in square. Various shots people voting. MS woman laying flowers on grave. CU pan down list of names on tombs and across others. CU earth being turned over. MS pan up tree.

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:19:00 / 01:51:13:00
    UN 2822 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 2822 D
  • Appears in...

    Lifestyle & Culture Trade & Industry
    Algeria Mathilde Egypt North Africa
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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