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  • Short Summary

    Civilians and soldiers mix after liberation of French town.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.


    Various shots as army trucks drive through town, past 'Cinema Pathe'. Various shots people outside shop. American soldiers buy fruit from the shop. People buy bowls of what looks like porridge. Various interior shots as shopkeeper takes off the ration coupons. C/U ration book. Exterior shots of the shop. M/S as soldiers sit outside cafe and drink. Various shots people drinking, American army truck drives by. Various shots as people buy news sheets. Various shots as soldiers drink in bar.

    M/S as people buy pictures of Charles de Gaulle. M/S's as black servicemen shake hands and chat then smoke cigarettes. Servicewomen walk past smiling and look at clothes in window. Various shots of people looking in shop windows, they display the Tricolour. Various interior shots of a shop. Army trucks drive through streets. Various shots as ladies leave the Palais de Justice. A lady hands American soldiers some fruit. M/S 'Bar Americain' exterior. Various interior shots as a lady pours out drinks for American soldiers.

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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:
    01:13:43:00 / 01:20:01:00
    UN 989 D

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