• Short Summary

    A cease fire is negotiated and fighting comes to an end in Syria.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Cease fire in Syria.

    Various shots of General de Verdillac, Second in Command of the Vichy French in Syria. Various shots of fighting, C/U of two British soldiers taking cover in a ruined building, they then run and crouch behind some bushes. C/U of de Verdillac with General Allen, the camera pans across as he enters his car. C/U of the British stenographer at work. Various shots of army posts receiving the order to cease fire. Various shots of British troops relaxing, reading and writing letters home. C/U General Sir Henry Maitland Wilson. M/S as the camera pans across as de Verdillac enters the British headquarters. Various interior shots of the room where Wilson and de Verdillac are signing the Peace Treaty for Syria. M/S Wilson and de Verdillac walking away from the building. Various shots of food being issued to Syrian civilians, good C/U's of them.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1121.33
    Media URN:
    39079
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/08/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:36:00 / 01:55:34:00
    Canister:
    41/62

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