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  • Short Summary

    Invasion scenes, including good shots of refugees.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.


    Various good shots of refugees on horse and cart with their possessions, pans up to more in convoy on road. Various shots of refugees and soldiers, two children huddle together in blanket. M/S Red Cross vans. Various shots as guards check people's papers at checkpoint. Refugees walk across bridge with prams containing their possessions. Various shots of French guards checking papers, a big cart pulled by two horses approaches, seen through barbed wire, they pass through with family on board. C/U Red Cross vans. A man in a cart is pushed along. Various shots more convoys of refugees. C/U baby on bike. People wheel their possessions along in carts etc. People line up and climb into trucks. A guards beckons people past sign reading 'Stop! Enemy ahead'. Various shots refugees. M/S roof of big domed building on fire.

    M/S as soldiers are inspected, possibly Free French troops. Various shots as they march along, various C/U's of them. Out of focus shots of parade in town. Various shots as locals cheer allies as they pass. M/S people drinking wine, locals rush up to greet the soldiers as they pass through, and shake their hands. Various shots as wounded are carried out or helped along. M/S people on ground avoiding gun fire. L/S parade of soldiers and Generals, people take photographs as they walk past. M/S officer making speech. M/S flowers laid on Tomb of Unknown Soldier in Paris (?). L/S cheering crowds waving after liberation, girls kiss the Americans. C/U newspaper headline announcing liberation of Lyon. Various shots as female collaborators are marched off. L/S crowds watching them have all their hair cut off. L/S collaborators, mostly female, being marched along with hands on heads. M/S American soldier sat with two French women at cafe table, he drinks a beer. Various shots refugees waving.

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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:
    01:06:17:00 / 01:19:02:00
    UN 997 A

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