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  • Short Summary

    Shots of Paris during general strike.

  • Description

    Paris, France.

    Various shots of Paris with very little traffic. Various shot of St. Lazare Station, no people, no trains and empty tracks. MS. Entrance to empty Metro. MS. Deserted bus stand. MS. People getting in lorries and special coaches. Various shots of rubbish bins left on pavement with rubish piling over them. MS. Petrol pump being worked by hand owning to lack of electricity MS. A fruit stall which is lit by a lamp. Shot of a store using make shift lighting from diesel power plant on lorry. MS. People buying candles & torches. MS. People drinking coffee by candlelight. CU. Man trying to shave by candlelight. Various shots of closed shops. Various shot of demonstrations at night in the place Clichy, heavy presence of police, pressmen taking photographs.

    (F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 29/11/1961.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2607.25
    Media URN:
    77962
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1961
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:39:00 / 01:46:55:00
    Canister:
    UN 3559 E

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