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  • Short Summary

    Scenes of liberation in French town - General Charles de Gaulle being cheered.

  • Description

    France.

    Several shots of the children with flowers and flags lining road - probably waiting for the liberation parade of Allied troops. Several shots of people lining the streets of the unknown French town.

    French resistance girl wearing shorts and holding machine gun talking to several people. People with children lining the streets.

    Various shots of the German prisoners marching through streets. Man holding a bucket next to a wine barrel with stream of red wine pouring in it. Soldiers drinking wine. Various shots of Allied soldiers eating, talking, drinking wine, local people around.

    Various shots of large crowd gathered in French town. General Charles de Gaulle with several other officers and dignitaries walking through the crowd. Several shots of de Gaulle's car driving through crowded streets, people cheer and wave.

    More shots of the German prisoners being marched through French town.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1974.02
    Media URN:
    61881
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:52:00 / 01:14:50:00
    Canister:
    UN 1071 A

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