• Short Summary

    The singer and comedian entertains British troops in France.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "George Formby in France".

    France

    LS George Formby being thrown out of a French estaminet / bar by an irate French woman -sync. sound.

    CU Formby singing "When I'm Cleaning Windows", he is surrounded by soldiers who make up the chorus.

    VS of Formby being taken by two soldiers at the point of a bayonet to the back of a lorry where he is made to sing again.

    LS Formby singing the chorus from "Imagine Me on the Maginot Line" - all sync. sound.

    N.B. Great wartime Formby story.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1039.42
    Media URN:
    20667
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/03/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:50:00 / 01:48:23:00
    Canister:
    40/25

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