• Short Summary

    Retrospective of De Gaulle's war glories and glimpse of men tipped to take over as president.

  • Description

    Title reads: "De Gaulle Resigns".

    C/U of General Charles De Gaulle speaking from Pathe Studios, London in 1940.

    Various shots of De Gaulle getting off amphibious craft on Normandy beach and walking through town of Bayeux at time of liberation of France in 1944.

    M/S of De Gaulle giving speech in English (1944, New York). Various shots of De Gaulle in parade at liberation of Paris (1944).

    Various shots of French politicians thought likely to take over from De Gaulle as French president. C/U of Edouard Herriot, leader of radicals, placing vote in ballot box. M/S of Felix Gouin of Communist Party getting out of car. C/U of Socialist Vincent Auriol speaking to press.

    Note: for original stories showing De Gaulle at liberation of France see records for NORMANDY CONQUEST (44/50, film id 1360.08) and PARIS DELIVERED (44/70, film id of 1123.14).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1372.30
    Media URN:
    44957
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/01/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:28:00 / 01:54:18:00
    Canister:
    46/7

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