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  • Short Summary

    The signing of the Franco-Tunisian pact by Tahar Ben Ammar and French Foreign Minister, Christian Pineau, recognising Tunisia's independence.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Paris, France

    LS The Tunisian and French delegations seated at tables for the signing of the new agreement (recognising the former French protectorate's independence and opening the way for talks to keep it closely allied to France) in the gilded Clock Salon of the Paris Foreign Ministry on 20th March 1956. (2 shots). MS Group of press photographers. LS and MS Delegation at the table signing the documents. MS Tunisian Premier speaking. (2 shots). MS Christian Pineau speaking. (2 shots). MS Tahar Ben Ammar (Bey of Tunis) and Christian Pineau (French Foreign Minister) shaking hands.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 21/03/1956. Additional spellings for search purposes: Ammar / Amar.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2540.26
    Media URN:
    68353
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:18:00 / 01:46:49:00
    Canister:
    UN 2826 H

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