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  • Short Summary

    British troops advance further into Caen, France.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Caen, France.

    Various shots of British soldiers marching through the town. Civilians walk along carrying bags, one woman is carrying two dead birds (geese ?). Civilians and wardens sort through rubble. M/S clergyman walking through it. M/S American soldiers driving through. Various shots rubble and bombed buildings. C/U sign 'Caen centre'. A man picks his way through rubble with bread (?) A woman cooks over makeshift outdoor stove. M/S as people sort through a pram full of things. M/S British soldier lighting woman's cigarette.

    M/S civilians walking over the rubble with their things. Various shots of rubble and destruction. L/S smoke rising from behind bombed building. M/S as British soldier plays with little girl, she looks shy. L/S guns pointing (bad quality shots). Various shots as locals hand out bottles of wine and champagne to British soldiers, M/S soldier with three bottles. M/S soldiers bumping along in jeeps.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:42:00 / 01:47:24:00
    UN 867 B

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