• Short Summary

    French farmers riot after arrest of two French farm-union leaders.

  • Description

    Peasants Revolt. French farmers freed from Morlaix in Brittany.

    L/S Farmers marching through narrow street in Morlaix. L/S Pan the Court house with massed crowds in foreground. M/S Uniformed men. L/S Masses in the market square outside the court house. L/S Gendarmes holding back the crowds. M/S The two freed union leaders, Gourdenec and Leon coming out of the court house. M/S Gendarmes holding back the crowds.

    M/S The two union leaders being carried shoulder high through the crowds. M/S The two leaders being carried down the street. M/S Angry crowds surrounding. Mr. Jeanneney the Minister of Industry on the town of Pau. C/U The minister speaking. M/S Peasants trying to turn the ministers car over. M/S The Minister arguing with the peasants. M/S The Minister being protected form the enraged peasants by gendarmes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1730.07
    Media URN:
    53676
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/06/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:59:00 / 01:11:40:00
    Canister:
    61/52

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