• Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Dunkirk Treaty signed, France.

    General elevated views of Dunkirk, some buildings still in ruins from WW2. MS of the harbour. Various shots British Foreign Minister Ernest Bevin walking past cheering crowds waving Union Jack flags.

    M/S French Foreign Minister Georges Bidault speaking into microphones about relationship between France and Britain (natural sound). Various shots Bevin speaking into microphone about war and Anglo-Franco relationship. Crowd of press listens. Alfred Duff Cooper (Duff-Cooper), British Ambassador in France, is seen standing behind speakers.

    Various shots Bidault and Bevin walking on beach with crowd of dignitaries, behind them are more ruined buildings. Brief shot military policemen on motorbikes.

    Various shots Bevin and Mrs. Bevin walking up gangplank of cross-Channel steamer "Invicta". They pause and wave at camera. Various shots Bevin and Mrs. B. shaking hands with ship's captain.

    Item is cuts from 47/20.

    Sound does not start until 01:00:23

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:06:13:00
    UN 1724 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 1724 A
  • Appears in...

    Religion & Politics
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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