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  • Short Summary

    Allied troops entering Paris, Charles de Gaulle marching through streets.

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    Paris, France.

    Various shots of the British troops moving in a long column of vehicles and tanks through crowded streets of Paris. Mass of French people on the streets throwing flowers at their liberators, girls kissing soldiers, etc. American troops throwing cigarettes to the crowd, shaking hands with people and being kissed by the girls. Various shots of the troops advancing along countryside road towards Paris. Troops resting on side of road. More shots of the Allied troops being greeted in Paris, they were given food and wine. More shots of the troops moving through mass crowd, girls on tanks and lorries with the troops, soldiers to the girls how to operate antiaircraft guns, etc. Mass parade of civilians carrying French flags and banners celebrating De Gaulle. Several shots of collaborators being rounded up. Two women are seen with shaved heads. More shots of the parade - General Charles de Gaulle leading the parade, mass crowd on the streets. More shots of the parade, mass crowd, General de Gaulle, Allied Generals, etc.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:24:00 / 02:02:26:00
    UN 998 C

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