• Short Summary

    Andre Philip expresses the anger of the Free French, including that of Charles de Gaulle, at General Eisenhower's decision to acquiesce to Darlan????????

  • Description

    THE DARLAN AFFAIR Pictures delayed by censorship show quisling Admiral with Allied commanders in North Africa. Andre Philip, Fighting French leader, expresses disgust at 'temporary expedient'.

    ENGLAND: London:
    INT
    LV Philip seated at desk (Silent shot for voice.) SV Philip speaks. (Nat.sd.)

    Andre Philip speaks: "To keep at a head of the North African Government a fifth Columnist, a declared enemy of England, does not appear to play a very safe game. Second, in France and in the whole of Europe the underground movement is in open revolt and will never expect to see the United Nations put in power the very man who has been betraying their country, and handing them over to the German wolves."

    Personalities - Armed Forces; Admiral Jean Francois Darlan (1881-1942), Exiles; Andre Philip; France; Colonialism; Free French
    Background: Andre Philip expresses the anger of the Free French, including that of Charles de Gaulle, at General Eisenhower's decision to acquiesce to Darlan????????s self-nomination as High Commissioner of France for North and West Africa.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3RJARX6V446WMRXSGNRL3X96J
    Media URN:
    VLVA3RJARX6V446WMRXSGNRL3X96J
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/12/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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