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  • Short Summary

    French people celebrate liberation & greet liberators with flowers and kisses.

  • Description

    France.

    Various shots of allied troops being greeted with flowers and cheers by people of a French town. Men are surrounded by cheering crowd.

    Various shots of German prisoners of war being paraded along road with hands on their heads.

    More shots of the French crowd greeting their liberators, women kiss them, people wave flags and cheer and wave to camera. French flag is hoisted, people applaud.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1889.10
    Media URN:
    61117
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:01:00 / 01:37:42:00
    Canister:
    UN 914 C

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    A slate at 1:00 reveals the footage to have been shot by a cameraman named Grumio, on the 34th August 1944, 5 kilometres from Paris.

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