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  • Short Summary

    British and French troops in Algiers.

  • Description

    Algiers, Algeria.

    Various shots of Algerian newspaper boy selling papers in street - many French and Arabic people in western clothes. We see French newspaper headline telling of the occupation of Tobruk and Bardia by British 8th Army.

    Various shots of street scenes in Algiers with people seated having coffee or in square chatting, children playing - now many Arabic people in traditional clothes are seen. Moslem women are seen in the narrow back street, basket sellers pass by them.

    British and French soldiers exchange greeting outside Hotel Angleterre. More shots of the street scenes.

    Various shots of British troops disembarking from troopships in Algiers harbour and form up on the quay - they then march off. A convoy of jeeps moving along street, people looking on. British troops marching through streets.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:12:00 / 01:14:03:00
    UN 318 A

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