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  • Short Summary

    British commandoes in undergrowth, De Gaulle inspecting Free French troops in Algiers?

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Various shots of British commandos on training exercises. We see them in undergrowth loading guns, camouflaging a vehicles and creeping through bushes with bayonets fixed. Various C/Us of commandos looking suspicious and surly.

    Spacing. C/U of French flag, pan down to buglers. Various shots General Charles de Gaulle inspecting Free French troops. Good shot De Gaulle saluting in front of Free French flag. Spacing. More good C/Us de Gaulle. He shakes hands with soldiers gets into car. There are mountains in distance - could be Algiers (Algeria)?

    Spacing. Various shots of white objects flying through air - could be flares or bombs? C/U British soldier with gun looking upwards.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1925.01
    Media URN:
    61442
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:06:31:00
    Canister:
    UN 787 B

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