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    Paris.

    Various shots of the destruction left in a Paris suburb after 3,000 hand grenades confiscated from a 'secret society' exploded while soldiers and policemen were loading them onto a lorry outside a laboratory. The men were blown to pieces.

    People stand about looking at several wrecked lorry and car frames and pieces of the men's clothing hanging from high tree branches. Commentator says Britain's Under Secretary Geoffrey Lloyd was due to visit the laboratory at about the time of the explosion but, at the last minute, was unable to come. (He may be seen here, but this cataloguer doesn't recognise him.)

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    16233
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    953.05
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:29:00 / 01:03:08:00
    Canister:
    38/9
    Sort Number:
    38/009
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    Categories
    Science & Technology Entertainment & Humour War & Revolution
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    Novel Paris 1930s
  • Stills

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

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