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  • Short Summary

    Cheap meat sold at temporary stalls on streets of Paris to force butchers to lower prices.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Meat sold at government pegged prices on temporary stalls on Paris streets, France.

    M/S lorry draws up in street. M/S trestle tables being unloaded. M/S man setting up table. C/U man bringing up scales and putting them on table. Various shots women queuing up. C/U temporary butcher's table containing meat, the butcher hands across meat to housewife. M/S man waiting for his meat ration. M/S queue. M/S temporary butcher's table being set up in street. C/U notice in French on butcher's table. Rear view of people waiting for ration. C/U list on wall. M/S queue. Various shots deserted butchers shops. The French government introduced temporary street butchers to force permanent butchers to reduce their prices.

    Date given on old records is 12/10/1948.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2226.08
    Media URN:
    64810
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:13:00 / 01:32:53:00
    Canister:
    UN 2013 B

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