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  • Short Summary

    Very good item showing reconstruction of France after the war.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Reconstruction of France after the war.

    Various shots of the Cathedrals at Amiens. Various shots of rebuilding in progress, houses and flats, and completed ones - good shots. Builder-apprentices take their morning physical training at Basancon. Various shots rebuilding in progress, with apprentices at work with their masters.

    LS of the village of Dannermaie-les-Glais in valley. Aerial view the town of Nantes (4th Port of France). Various shots as bomb damage is inspected by Rene Coty and group of officials. Various shots building in progress, and completed houses and flats inspected by officials and M. Coty (at St. Nazaire).

    High angle shot of Dunkirk. CUs M. Paul Ramadier. Various shots state of prefabricated houses. MS as Ramadier descends steps. Various shots of rebuilding and restoration in progress. Various shots of ships in the harbour of Dunkirk. Various shots as cargo is unloaded from ships and carried away by workers. Various shots ruins at Orleans. LS statue of Joan of Arc on horseback. Good shots of rebuilding in progress. LS pan along block of steps with flats above. Aerial view flying over Caen.

    Various shots showing bomb damaged buildings. Various shots of rebuilding in progress and of new blocks of completed buildings. Various shots of the new building in Caen. Aerial views of the new town of Caen. Various shots showing interiors and exteriors of Le Creusot. Various shots (interiors and exteriors) of the new houses which are built in the place of slums.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:10:00 / 01:21:36:00
    UN 2581 G

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