Restoration Of Small French Village 1963

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    Melan, France.

    Documentation on file.

    GV. Countryside scene in southern France. VS. Old stone buildings of small village. VS. Girls praying in street of village, dressed in costume (Moslems?). MS. Old woman who lives in village. VS. Young men and (mostly) women who come to the small village during the summer to do restoration work on building etc. They are seen doing blacksmith foundry type work and general building etc.

    (F.G.)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    87363
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3084.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:31:00 / 01:53:03:00
    Canister:
    UN 3801 G
    Sort Number:
    UN 3801 G
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