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  • Short Summary

    Jubilant scenes of liberation in France.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.


    Camera pans across allies passing crowds under banner 'Vive Les Allies'. M/S crowds driving up towards Arc de Triomphe. C/U French flag hanging from it. Crowds wave as they pass. M/S as soldiers salute over memorial and people applaud. Various shots crowds waving. C/U soldiers kissing French girls. Trucks drive by and crowds walk along. L/S people waving from windows.

    L/S parade away from Arc de Triomphe with Charles de Gaulle at the front. Various shots of jubilant crowds. M/S's as shots are fired, people duck down out of the way. Others point to where the shots were coming from. General shots of confusion as people panic after the shots. M/S as Red Cross people runs through. Camera pans across people driving tanks, people run for cover. A British army jeep drives through. Various shots of soldiers saluting at memorial. M/S soldiers kissing girls. Trucks drive up towards Arc De Triomphe.

    Charles de Gaulle lays wreath on memorial. Wounded people are carried along on stretcher. M/S crowd doing V for victory sign. M/S people waving Union Jack flags and American flags. Crowds congratulate soldiers. Shots of tanks going up road.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:10:00 / 01:27:32:00
    UN 999 A

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