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    First pictures of self-outlawed youths in Haute Savoie, in whom lives the spirit of France reborn.

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    SLATE INFORMATION: France Awaits The Signal

    Big GV snowcapped French alps. (Maquis section)...LIB. NO. 13469.

    BV boys walking up snow to H.Q. - fir trees in b-d.
    LV boys in snow with logs - fir trees in b-d.
    GV pan or snow covered Alps.
    GV boys in snow - fir trees in b-d.
    SV group of boys in snow with machine gun.
    SCU group of boys in snow with machine gun.
    LV boys lined up in snow in front of hut with machinegun.
    SV two types with guns on shoulder.
    Sv two types one holding Sten gun.
    LV four boys standing to attention one holding pennant.
    SCU pennant - "TO WIN OR TO DIE" (slogan from FRENCH Revolution) on same.

    GAV Paris showing Eiffel Tower and River Seine...LIB. NO. 8816.

    LV pan barges on deserted River Seine...LIB. NO. 2821.

    GV Rheims Cathedral deserted street in f-d...LIB. NO. 9642.

    LV deserted cafe...LIB. NO. 9642.

    GV deserted street at Rheims pan to another deserted street...LIB. NO. 9642.

    Angle shot sign outside meat shop, pan down to writing on door "NO MORE MEAT"...LIB. NO. 10893.

    CU French writing on door meaning "NO MORE MEAT"...LIB. NO. 10893.

    CU French sign "PAS DE CHOCOLAT"...LIB. NO. 10893.


    Big GAV Arc de Triomphe and Paris...LIB. NO. 5227.

    LV Arc de Triomphe pan down to German troops marching past Arc de Triomphe...(GERMAN NEWSREEL MATERIAL).

    CU Germans marching past...(GERMAN NEWSREEL MATERIAL).

    Angle shot pan Germans climbing scaffolding on Eiffel Tower to hoist Swastika...(GERMAN NEWSREEL MATERIAL).

    CU German type smiling and spreading out German Swastika...(GERMAN NEWSREEL MATERIAL).

    Angle shot Swastika flying from Eiffel Tower...(GERMAN NEWSREEL MATERIAL).

    SBV German band...LIB. NO. 11579.

    GV German troops lined up and Adolf Hitler (German Chancellor) and Hermann Goering walking past...LIB. NO. 11579.

    SV Hitler and Goering walking towards...LIB. NO. 11579.

    GV Hitler and Goering walking towards railway carriage...LIB. NO. 11579.

    LV Hitler and Goering walking past statue of Marshal Foche...LIB. NO. 11579.

    Angle Shot statue of Marshal Foche...LIB. NO. 11579.

    LV int. Hitler and Goering taking seats round table in carriage...LIB. NO. 11579.

    CU papers...LIB. NO. 11579.

    SV Gen. Huntzinger (Commander of French Army) taking seat at table...LIB. NO. 11579.

    SCU Goering and Hitler seated...LIB. NO. 11579.

    SCU Gen. Huntzinger signing agreement...LIB. NO. 11579.

    SV FRENCH Government posing on steps of Chamber of Deputies, group includes Daladier and Renauld and others...LIB. NO. 9440.

    Cu Renauld...Cu Daladier...LIB. NO. 9440.

    SV int. French committee round conference table...LIB. NO. 10893.

    SCU Marshal Petain (Chief of French State) at table...LIB. NO. 10893.

    GV train in station homecoming of French prisoners...LIB. NO. 11100.

    CU French prisoners saluting out of carriage window...LIB. NO. 11100.

    SV Petain and Huntzinger on platform...LIB. NO. 11100.

    SCU French prisoner of war crying out of carriage window...LIB. NO. 11100.

    SV Pierre Laval (French Prime Minister) with others...FULL CU LAVAL...LIB. NO. 11100.

    GV pan Fascist meeting and poster "UNIT AGAINST BOLSHEVISM".
    FV crowd seated.
    Angle shot Georges Darnan speaking from high pedestal.
    Angle shot Darnan talking.
    SCU Fascists in crowd clapping.
    Angle shot Marcel Deat (French philosopher and politician) speaking.
    SV crowd applauding.

    GV forced labour men outside railway station...LIB. NO. 8816.

    SCU of men...
    LV men getting into railway coaches...LIB. NO. 8816.

    STV women on platform crying...LIB. NO. 8816.

    LV train leaving pan to BV...LIB. NO. 8816.
    Background: First pictures of self-outlawed youths in Haute Savoie, in whom lives the spirit of France reborn. Unique film report shows this off-shoot Underground Movement against background of France under Nazi heel.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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    Black & White
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    FRANCE / DEFENCE: World War 2: France awaits the signal

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