• Short Summary

    French citizens gather at the consulate to apply for visas into France as Saarbrucken is returned to Germany.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Political refugees. Thousands throng French Consulate for visas to cross frontier from the Saar.

    Saarbrucken, Germany.

    French citizens rush to apply for visas and passports as Saarbrucken is returned to German rule.

    M/S's of very long queues of people outside French Consulate, M/S of the sign outside. M/S as they fill in their forms for visas and passports. M/S of sign for Saarbrucken and the frontier. M/S of French customs officials. M/S of a truck with furniture in it. M/S of people leaving in cars. M/S of others carrying their possessions and crossing the border on foot. M/S of officials gathered around a car, a man and his daughter stand beside it, he is allowed to cross the border but she is not, he walks away crying, turns and waves.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    813.16
    Media URN:
    10726
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/01/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:48:00 / 01:23:11:00
    Canister:
    35/7

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