• Short Summary

    Great story showing French Colonial troops in Morocco and troops in snow of France.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "France and her Troops".

    Morocco.

    VS Shots of French Colonial (North African) Moroccan troops marching and riding past.

    VS of the ruler of Morocco Sultan Sidi Mohammed Ben Youssef arriving to review units of the Moroccan French colonial troops. CU of Sidi Mohammed.

    MS Moroccans kneeling in prayer outside mosque.

    VS of Moroccan troops.

    Good shots of women in Muslim dress (Chador / Yashmak)

    More shots of Moroccan troops on horse back.

    France.

    VS French troops and mules making their way along ice covered French country roads in a snow storm.

    VS of French officer making tour of inspection of French units occupying trenches and gun emplacements in the front line.

    N.B. scratch through parts of item.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1041.44
    Media URN:
    20721
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:33:00 / 01:45:25:00
    Canister:
    40/32

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