• Short Summary

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

  • Description

    LV new recruits arriving past guard with Sten. gun.
    SV guard with Sten gun.
    LV pan old members pan to new recruits formed up.
    CU new recruits pan down showing shabby clothing.
    SV new recruits washing with scanty water supply.
    SCU new recruit having haircut.
    GV Maquis section boys in camp in woods.
    LV boys standing outside hut.
    SV boys sawing wood.
    SV boys sharpening knife on grindstone pan to CU boy sawing wood.
    SV boys fixing roof onto hut.
    SV cooking meal on stove.
    SV pan of boys lined up.
    SV scooping out drinking water from hole.
    GV pan another Maquis (French resistance) centre in farm - man & dog in picture.
    SV pan down Maquis members receiving instruction on putting machine gun together pan up to another group - one is blindfolded.
    SV exercising in open field.
    SV men leapfrogging.
    GV pan motorized section of maquis.
    LV pan of men with motorbikes.
    SV Maquis member standing in front of lorry.

    GV French workers entering factory...LIB. NO. 12347.

    GV int. workers at machines...LIB. NO. 9188.

    CU French worker working on aero engine...LIB. NO. 9188.

    Travel shot finished aero engines...LIB. NO. 9188.

    SV poster with French tank and writing underneath and writing being altered...LIB. NO. 9678.

    CU poster with French tank and writing underneath and writing being altered...LIB. NO. 9678.

    GOOD SCENES:
    Long Top Side View group of Maquis men lined up in front of building.
    Nearer shot pan group of Maquis men lined up in front of building.

    LV pan Maquis men standing at attention in woods.
    CU three Maquis types pan down to feet.
    GV Maquis assembled for hoisting of their flag.
    SV Maquis flag (Cross of Lorraine) held up by Maquis member.
    GV Maquis assembled and flag being hoisted.

    Occupied Countries; Young Adults; Military - Active; Camera Effects
    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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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACLC7T8KUIE1P75LK1WFTCM03C
    Media URN:
    VLVACLC7T8KUIE1P75LK1WFTCM03C
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/04/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    FRANCE / DEFENCE: World War 2: France awaits the signal

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