• Short Summary

    Tanks drive through streets of Paris with threat of civil war looming. France.

  • Description

    France in Turmoil.

    L/S Tanks coming towards camera along the Champs Elysee in Paris. L/S Orly Airport. L/S Interior the Empty departure lounge. M/S Broken flooring in the lounge pan up to windows. C/U Pan a wrecked wall. L/S Lyon station. M/S Entrance to the station. M/S Interior twisted metal and torn lockers lying on ground. C/U one of the lockers. L/S Pan. People walking on a street in Paris. L/S Looking across street showing small crowd of people on pavement. C/U Man buying newspaper.

    C/U Newspaper giving news of the coups in Algeria. L/S. People buying papers. L/S Building, civilians are being issued with uniforms. M/S Civilians walking towards camera carrying their uniforms and helmets. C/U Others leaving the building with uniforms. L/S Men walking towards camera in uniforms. L/S The general assembly building with tanks guarding it. Angle shot looking at barrels of a tank guns. Angle shot a tank moving and going away from camera. L/S as the tank goes past the general assembly.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:32:00 / 01:03:51:00

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