• Short Summary

    French veterans start riot while demonstrating against sufferings of North Africa POW's.

  • Description

    Paris, France.

    GV. Crowds gathered in large main road, could be Champs Elysees. GV. Large crowd holding banners. GV. Wreath being placed on the tomb of the unknown soldier. GV. Massed crowds in the Champs Elysees. GV. Shooting over parked cars showing smoke and flames going into air. SV. Car blazing, with the Arc de Triomphe in the background. CU. Smouldering car, pan to blazing petrol on the ground. SV. Police tangling demonstrators, & CU. GV. Pan, crowd marching along the road, Arc de Triomphe is in the background. LV. Line of police waiting across the roadway. LV. Demonstrators approach them and start to push their way through. LV. They push their way through gaps. SV. Demonstrators pushing the police aside and rushing through. Camera pans with them as they run along. SV. Towards, demonstrators rushing along. SV. Men fighting with the police. Police using truncheons and trying to push them back. SV. Man attacking police with a banner. SV. As they continue to fight. SV. Fighting in street. GV. Crowd with the police amongst them.

    (F.G.) (Title Scene H)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    647.04
    Media URN:
    32692
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:59:00 / 01:07:04:00
    Canister:
    57/28

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