Riots In Paris 1968

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    Riots in Paris, France.

    Various shots showing violent demonstrations taking place in area around Sorbonne University. Crowds running, being chased by police in riot gear. Tear gas canisters explode. Rioters under arrest are dragged away by police.

    Rubble and debris in street, overturned cars. University buildings. Police firing guns. Police using water cannon on rioters. Students throwing missiles from roof of university building.

    Barricades in street made. Police try to clear crowds away. Tear gas canister exploding. Water cannon.

    Demonstrators marching through streets (appears peaceful), they march over holes in streets where cobbles have been removed. Police charging towards protesters.

    Medics at scene of riots, we see injured protesters being helped away. Burnt out cars used as barricades.

    Night shots of riots, fires burning in streets. Police charging and using tear gas. Police try to clear barricades and extinguish fires. Medics attend to injured.

    Aftermath of protest: good shots of debris on ground - cobbles, street signs ("Saint-Michel" and "Saint-Germaine").

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1968
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    Media URN:
    92312
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3375.14
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    Duration
    00:07:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:19:00 / 01:57:29:00
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    UN 4667 D
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    UN 4667 D
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