• Short Summary

    A new military airport is constructed in Dakar & Senegal's soldiers leaving for the battle zone.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "DAKAR TO-DAY".

    Dakar, French West Africa (Senegal).

    Port of Dakar. Group of high ranking French officers together. Various shots of construction of a new military airport - a landing strip is being laid and prefabricated landing mat is being fitted together. Various shots of a railway station where Senegalese soldiers saying goodbye to their loved ones before leaving - the train pulls off to take them to the battle zone.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1071.04
    Media URN:
    37811
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/01/2043
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:37:00 / 01:05:55:00
    Canister:
    43/7

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