• Short Summary

    Good footage of rioting in the Palais des Sports - bombs go off and seating is wrecked.

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    Paris, France.

    GV. People seated and gathered at the meeting at the Palais des Sports of the Mendes-France Republican Front. LV. Platform, bomb has exploded on it and smoke is going up into the air and there are flames round the bomb. GV. Meeting as two smoke bombs go up in amongst the crowds. GV. Crowds dispersing and smoke going up from where the bomb went off. LV. Platform, showing bottom of the huge tri-coloured drape alight and a person trying to put it out. SV. Ditto.

    GV. Palais des Sports and very smoky atmosphere and crowds standing around. SV. Pan fire burning in the middle of where the seats were and back to debris. LV. Platform with people on and people standing on floor below while smoke fills the air. LV. Showing people hurling things in out direction. LV. Groups of men throwing thing back bits of wood etc. SV. Showing pile of seats and people behind throwing. SV. Police arriving on the scene. LV. Rioters, one brandishing piece of wood. LV. Showing wrecked seats in foreground and fire burning in background. GV. Hall with pile of wrecked seats in foreground and Police in background and up into crowd. SV. Pile of wrecked seats and pan to Police restoring order. LV. Police moving about among crowds on the floor of the hall. GV. Showing platform with people on it and small group still gathered around and Police mingling with crowd.

    (F/G) (Orig. K)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:33:00 / 01:43:57:00

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