• Short Summary

    Bevin and Bidault sign a Treaty binding Britain and France together in an entente cordiale.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Anglo French Treaty Signed".

    Dunkirk, France.

    Ernest Bevin, British Foreign Minister and Georges Bidault, French Foreign minister sign a 50 year treaty.

    MS Bevin and Bidault standing on steps of the Police prefecture in Dunkirk, (the only undamaged building).

    CU MS Bevin speaking at the ceremony inside the Police Prefacture. Bidault seated beside him murmurs approbation. (nat sound). Cut in CU head and shoulders of Bidault.

    MS large number of cameramen and photographers.

    MS Bevin and Bidault signing.

    CU the pact.

    MS Foreign Ministers shaking hands afterwards. Spectators applauding.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1179.04
    Media URN:
    40639
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/03/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:28:00 / 01:09:37:00
    Canister:
    47/20

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