• Short Summary

    Presidents of Italy and France open road tunnel under Mont Blanc connecting their countries.

  • Description

    Item title reads - 2 Presidents open tunnel.

    New road tunnel between Paris and Rome under Mont Blanc is opened by the Presidents of the two countries.

    Pan across Mont Blanc. Various shots of the entrance at the French side. Various shots of French President Charles de Gaulle and Italian President Giuseppe Saragat arriving. Various shots crowd at opening. M/S tapes stretched across entrance. M/S's as President de Gaulle and Saragat cut the tapes at each end. L/S crowd. Various shots as de Gaulle's car drives into the tunnel. Travelling shot of tunnel from car. M/S Italian and French police in front of sign, they salute as cars drive past. C/U speed limits lighting up. M/S as car emerges at Italian side and the crowds cheer. C/U Italian policeman. Various shots crowds around de Gaulle. L/S Mont Blanc.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1812.26
    Media URN:
    55529
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:04:00 / 01:44:33:00
    Canister:
    65/59

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