• Short Summary

    Item showing meetings taking place over devaluation of franc. Paris and Bonn.

  • Description

    No title - Meetings are held over Germany wanting to increase value of mark, and France refusing to devalue franc. Paris and Bonn.

    L/S French Stock Exchange. M/S through railings showing name on top of building, "Bourse". C/U closed gates. M/S's crowd outside. Pan up to Stock Exchange. M/S Exchange. C/U various currencies in window, pan to empty space beside currencies. M/S Germans with placards at Bonn. C/U placards. M/S crowd of people going into Parliament in Bonn. M/S people inside. M/S Finance Minister Franz-Josef Strauss talking to people. C/U Strauss. M/S British Chancellor Roy Jenkins in car.

    M/S Elysee Palace at night. Interior M/S showing press cameramen surrounding French Prime Minister Couve de Murville. C/U newspaper headline, "Non". Zoom out, "A La Devaluation". C/U another headline, "De La Speculation". M/S French people reading newspapers on board in street. M/S over person's shoulder reading paper. Zoom in to newspaper which reads, "Devaluation Reaction". C/U Frenchman. M/S French family listening to President Charles de Gaulle's speech, sound starts. C/U radio. C/U's men and women listening. C/U radio. M/S's people listening to radio. M/S car driving into Elysee Palace. L/S Elysee Palace.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:39:00 / 01:02:54:00

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