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  • Short Summary

    De Gaulle arrives and meets people at atomic research centre, shots of exterior.

  • Description

    Marcoule, France.

    Documentation on file.

    General de Gaulle arriving by car at France's biggest Atomic research and development centre. Premier de Gaulle was accompanied by Mrs Guilaumat Minister of the Armies and of the Prefects of three departments. On de Gaulle's arrival the flags was saluted and different personalities were introduced to him. Arrival in the plant where the G2 pile is situated. At the control panel the President presses a button and Mr Pascal President of the Centre explains all the details of the procession. All processings are radio controlled here. The operators being sheltered behind a double wall of concrete.

    (Dupe Neg.)

    Note: poor quality (crackly).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2902.06
    Media URN:
    83833
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:30:00 / 01:08:15:00
    Canister:
    UN 3121 C

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