• Short Summary

    Andre Brenac, de Gaulle's representative in Australia, welcomes sailors of Free French forces.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Free French Sailors in Australia".

    Sydney, Australia.

    C/U of the Cross of Lorraine on the uniform of a Free French sailor, pan up to his face. Various shots of the sailors coming their hair and checking their reflections in mirrors in preparation for an inspection. Mood is jovial and light-hearted.

    L/S of sailors lined up for inspection. C/U of Andre Brenac, General de Gaulle's representative in Australia, speaking. He starts his speech with phrase "Compatriots et mes amis". He welcomes the sailors to Australia and assures them their stay will be made a happy one. Good C/Us of the sailors listening to speech. M/S of the sailors cheering; they raise their hats and shout 'de Gaulle!'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1115.09
    Media URN:
    38834
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/05/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:24:00 / 01:10:17:00
    Canister:
    41/40

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