• Short Summary

    French traffic police take culprits straight to a roadside court on a nearby field.

  • Description

    France.

    GV. Cars speeding along road. GV. Traffic, camera pans to Gendarme hidden behind a pillar. GV. Gendarme hiding behind a bush. GV. Traffic, shot taken from behind a lorry. GV. Traffic, camera pans to a Gendarme watching behind a pillar. LV. Gendarme runs out onto the road and signals a car. SV. A Small Citroen van being signalled into a lane. TV. The court in session - on a field - with police etc., milling about. SV. Outdoors court, officials sitting round table. TV. Man standing before court with his back to the camera, making his explanations. CV. Two of the court officials listening. CV. Officials at a typewriter. CV. The typewriter in action. SV. The accused is handed a piece of paper by a court official. SV. The Gendarme on the road signalling another victim into the lane. GV. A worried looking victim waving his arm and talking fast in front of the court. TV. Court in session.

    (F.G.) (Orig.C.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    597.37
    Media URN:
    32116
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:18:00 / 01:51:07:00
    Canister:
    56/73

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