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  • Short Summary

    Algerians loyal to France are given arms to protect the nations against rebels.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Full title reads: "Arab Population Gets Arms For Self Defence".

    Melouane, Algeria.

    Panning up shot of flag pole. Flag being raised. Pan Arab population outside building. Various shots of Arabs receiving medals. MS Arab shaking hands with French Official. Various shots of Arabs outside building. MS Arabs. MS Arab signing papers. Various shots of Arabs receiving arms. TS Arabs. Panning shots of armed Arabs. CU French Official. CU Arab, pan to French soldier saluting and talking to the Arab. MS Arabs. CU French soldier shaking hands with Arab.

    (F/G) Old record suggests material dates from around 12/06/1957.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2876.01
    Media URN:
    83332
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:01:40:00
    Canister:
    UN 2972 C

Comments (1)

  1. creag an tuirc says

    The hawk-like officer with a parachute badge in his beret is undoubtedly general Massu, renowned fpr using torture as a means of breaking up the FNL guerilla network, and advocating this method publicly.

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