• Short Summary

    Catalan troops, fleeing before Franco, find safety by surrendering to French.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: France Opens Frontier to Defeated Army

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    Spanish soldiers and French Guards with "Le Perthus" sign in background / General view crowded road / Refugee soldiers past ammunition dump / General view refugees encamping in valley / refugees down mountain side / Travel shot refugees along road

    Sheep past camera / French guards / Refugees being searched / Refugee soldiers / armoured car / lorry with multiple linked-up machine gun past / long chain of ammunition from lorry / machine gun carried from lorry / ammunition / box of revolvers emptied into heap

    Spanish Civil War 1936-1939; Exiles; Military - Active
    Background: Catalan troops, fleeing before Franco, find safety by surrendering to French.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4090YXL5CNOKGEFSY66IM4BXT
    Media URN:
    VLVA4090YXL5CNOKGEFSY66IM4BXT
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1939
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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