• Short Summary

    Premature celebrations in Algeria as the French rule comes to an end.

  • Description

    Titles read: "ALGERIA - WHAT NOW"

    General view of Algiers. Crowds line the streets. Several shots of Algerians cheering and waving flags after the Referendum had declared for Independence and the French rule was over.

    At night we see Algerians gathering for celebrations in the streets. Crowds cheer and clap. General view of Oran. L/S pan soldiers on a roof. Shot of barbed wire barricade. L/S of smoke coming from a burnt out building. Wreckage of damaged buildings and burnt out car.

    General view of crowd gathered to welcome Provisional Governor Premier Ben Khedda and Vice Premier Krim Belkacen arriving in a car. Crowds jump and cheer. Khedda waves from the steps and balcony of the prefecture.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1723.16
    Media URN:
    53501
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/07/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:41:00 / 01:23:50:00
    Canister:
    62/55

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