• Short Summary

    French civilians and American troops celebrate Bastille Day in Liberated France.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and location unclear or unknown.

    France.

    Parade in French town - Bastille Day 14 July 1944 - a small group of American troops process with clergy and civic dignitaries.

    VS of ceremony. Civic dignitaries and officers speak from podium. An American officer translates the French Mayor's speech. Another officer makes a speech in French about liberty. A band plays the American National Anthem. Various shots of French people in crowd listening to speech. French women pin flowers to uniforms of American Military Police. The crowd sing the Marseilles. A women recites a French poem.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1982.01
    Media URN:
    62007
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:10:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:10:36:00
    Canister:
    UN 1107 A

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