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  • Short Summary

    Gold bars being stored in vaults in Bank of France.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    The Bank of France, Paris.

    Back view man walking down stairs to door of vault. Back view man fitting key in lock. CU man's hand inserting key in lock, turning it and turning large wheel handle beneath. MS two men pulling open the large door. CU door swinging open. CU electrically operated gears of door. MS electrically operated door opening. The two men walk through. MS man moving large trolley. MS mechanical door opening and two men walking through. MS two men arriving at grille, which they open and enter corridor of vaults. LS people walking about corridor. MS boxes being wheeled along corridor on trolleys. MS gold ingots on trolley, pan up to man wheeling it. Back view trolley being pushed along corridor. MS man seated at desk weighing ingots. Another trolley-load is brought in. CU pan from ingots to man putting one on scales. CU ingot on scales. MS stacks of ingots (aka gold bars). MS & CU weighing ingots (2 shots). MS & CU ingots being stacked back on shelves (4 shots). Pan up ingots stacked on shelves. MS door being closed on shelves. Back view two men walking along vault corridor. LS corridor with trolleys being wheeled about.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:46:00 / 01:47:51:00
    UN 2291 C

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