• Short Summary

    French troops in Syrian mountains and the Sahara Desert make their patrols.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "French Outposts of Empire".

    GV Sunrise at sea.

    VS of French alpine ski patrol leaving a snow igloo on the snow covered summit of a mountain in Syria and good shots of them on patrol skiing across the snow slopes and through the alpine forests.

    GV Sand dunes in Sahara. VS Good shots of French colonial troops and legionnaires parading in their Beau Geste type fortress, in the desert.

    VS Excellent shots of camel mounted patrol crossing the sand dunes of the vast open desert with CUs of the men of the French Foreign Legion who command the patrol which is made up of French native troops.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1043.23
    Media URN:
    20757
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/05/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:33:00 / 01:24:13:00
    Canister:
    40/36

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