Algerians loyal to France are given arms to protect the nations against rebels.
Unused / unissued material -
Full title reads: "Arab Population Gets Arms For Self Defence".
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.