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  • Short Summary

    Liberation scenes in Paris, France.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Paris, France.

    Various shots of crowds of people gathered around waving. M/S nurses waving. Shots of the Arc de Triomphe. C/U bugler. American jeeps ride through city. C/U injured man with bandaged head. Red Cross people run through under banner. M/S as men in tank look through binoculars. L/S tanks in line. M/S Gendarmes. L/S Town Hall (?). M/S collaborators they are ushered inside big gates. M/S as tanks drive through square. Various shots people lying on ground after they were fired at.

    Various shots parade in streets. Various aerial shots of the city. Dark shots of soldiers sat on ground. Various aerial shots over Paris and the river Seine. Various shots of people gathered around a big gun. M/S man and girl walking along with bags, she is holding a revolver. C/U title '26/8/1944.' M/S partially bombed building. Various shots as people stand around and look at a tank. Various shots as people look at burned out car and truck, and pick things up off the ground. M/S as French girls give flowers to passing servicemen.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1956.08
    Media URN:
    61659
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:10:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:02:00 / 01:48:36:00
    Canister:
    UN 1001 B

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    A slate at 9:08 reveals this footage to have been shot on the 26th August 1944, by a cameraman named Garcia.

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