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  • Short Summary

    Allied troops in France.

  • Description

    France.

    Several shots of the burning French chateau. British troops are saving furniture. Men are throwing things through the windows of a burning building.

    Several shots of a group of soldiers on a field. American Tank is seen advancing through countryside. Several shots of three men reading Allied newspaper.

    Troops receiving food in front of French farm house, gees in background. Several shots of the men queuing for food and eating.

    More shots of the men saving furniture from burning chateau. Nice shot of a soldier with an Alsatian dog. Cut back to burning building.

    Men relaxing, smoking, chatting, eating etc. Several shots of a heavily bombed church, British soldiers in the church yard. Soldiers inspecting dead bodies, trying to find the documents. Several shots of the British soldiers carrying many bottles of wine, smiling.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1961.15
    Media URN:
    61722
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:40:00 / 02:02:17:00
    Canister:
    UN 856 D

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The footage here is the work of tow separate cameramen, Charles "Bud" Roos and Alan Grayston, both of the Canadian Film and Photo Unit.

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