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    MARTINIQUE, FRENCH W. INDIES: LAV
    pan of Island showing coastline of island and ships in harbour. SV map of the
    Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea pan to CU of same scene showing Martinique. GV
    Fort de France, Capital of Martinique. SV aircraft carrier Bearne. GV cruiser
    Emill Berin. GV cruiser makes way for supply ship. SV cruiser makes way for
    supply ship. GV supply ships lined up. SV pile of coal at dockside view of
    barrels of rum - coal in b-g. GV pan of rum barrels. SV of rum barrels. LV
    loading rum barrels on to ship. SV loading rum barrels on to ship. LV loading on
    to ship. SV unloading from ship. CU unloading from ship. LV lowering food from
    ship. CU onions in sack SV barrels on food stuffs on trolley. SV drums of salad
    oil on ground. CU name "Corn Products Refining Co., Argo Edible Oil, New York".
    SV natives unloading meat in sacks from trucks. CU natives unloading meat in
    sacks from trucks. GV crowds of natives buying at market. CU pan of vegetables.
    SV sailors buying vegetables. SV towards and past woman carrying bread on head
    in basket. SV woman selling bread. Pan of French sailors gardening on farm. GV
    French sailors gardening on farm. CU sailor working. SV sailor watering garden.
    CU sailor picking tomatoes - puts them in hat. GV Civil Government - Governor
    walks down steps. GV Naval Government walking towards. GV Naval and Military
    staff - group of 5 talking. GV covered freighter guns lined up. SCU pan of
    covered freighter guns lined up. CU of sign "Where planes are sheltered" (in
    french) GV planes from America on field. CU Line of planes man walking towards.
    CU Curtis on tail. GV planes on field; wind-breaker in f-g. CU of partly
    dismantled planes. CM pan of planes lined up. SV Entrance to Fort De France. GV
    Fort de France - French flag flying.



    France;
    Colonialism




    Initials



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    Film ID:
    VLVA3B6E52H2WKL0WHD56Q58ZF8D3
    Media URN:
    VLVA3B6E52H2WKL0WHD56Q58ZF8D3
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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