• Short Summary

    Charles de Gaulle unveils statue of General Patton - Start of Tour De France from Paris.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "News From France".

    Tilly, Normandy.

    LV of ceremony with General Charles de Gaulle speaking from rostrum which has a portrait of General George Patton at back. MV De Gaulle speaking from rostrum. CU Side view. MV Onlookers applauding. LV and MV Elevated de Gaulle walking through crowded street. MV De Gaulle unveiling the monument. CU The monument. MV De Gaulle, General Joseph J O'Hara, American Military Attache in Paris, and Lieutenant George S Patton, son of the late general saluting. CU O'Hara and Patton's son saluting. CU The bust.

    Paris to Rheims. Tour De France cycle race.

    LV Elevated scene in the Place du Palais Royal, Paris, before start of race. MS Cyclists getting ready for start. Crowds watching. MS Two cyclists before start. CU Cyclist before start of race. MV Tape being cut to start race. LV Elevated towards pan to back view of cyclists speeding along. MV Tracking shot past cyclists. MV Cyclists tightly bunched. MV Cyclists going from left to right of screen. LS Elevated cyclists passing crowds. MS Marcel Dassault, the winner, in the lead, followed by cars. CU Side view Dassault cycling. LS Towards Dassault passing finishing post. MS Crowds watching in stadium. CU Dassault being kissed by girl.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:07:00 / 01:20:26:00

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