• Short Summary

    President Charles de Gaulle oversees Bastille Day celebrations in Paris.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Bastille Day".

    Paris, France.

    SV President Charles de Gaulle presenting Tricolour flag to a representative from French Empire. SV crowd watching. De Gaulle handing a flag to another head of a colony. SV crowd. Zoom in to show de Gaulle presenting another flag.

    Fly past of jet fighters. GV troops marching down Champs Elysees, with the Arc de Triomphe in background. Troops marching in 'v' formation. GV stand from which de Gaulle is watching. Various shots troops marching. Crowd watching. French paratroopers marching up the Champs Elysees. Crowded street at night with fireworks exploding in background. Various shots fireworks.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1589.15
    Media URN:
    51307
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/07/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:58:00 / 01:20:54:00
    Canister:
    59/58

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