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  • Short Summary

    Relaxed street scenes in Algiers, Algerian activists released from detention camps.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Algiers, Algeria

    High shot, city of Algiers on the coast. LS People on beach. MS Crowd of cars surrounded by picnickers in a wood. MS Several young men, arms around each other, wander up a road. LS and MS Crowd of young men wait outside a cinema, pan up to poster of romantic film.

    Various shots, Algerian Moslem prisoners leaving detention camp and drive off in trucks.

    Various good street scenes and traders of Algiers. Various shots of Algerians and Europeans seated in boulevard cafe, drinking and playing chess. CU Algerian men. (4 shots). Various good night shots, street scenes and cafes in Algiers.

    Note: Date on original paperwork reads: 29/05/1961. Notes add that these pictures were taken mainly with telephoto lenses, as the city relaxes following "the unilateral truce proclaimed and announced by Mr Louis Jaxe at the Franco-Algerian conference in Evian".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2978.08
    Media URN:
    85457
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1961
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:07:00 / 01:15:10:00
    Canister:
    UN 3500 G

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