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A Quarterly Chronicle of Current Events. Produced by the Pathe Documentary Unit. Third Quarter 1948. London: Olympics. Countries march. Speech by the King. Birds released. Olympic flame kindled in Greece. Military manoeuvres at Mount Gramos. Processions of prisoners and refugees. Children in rags. Torch passed on in Italy. Second anniversary of the Republic. President Einaudi. Restless crowds in the streets. Newspaper reports of assassination attempt on Togliatti. Communists surge through streets. Arrests made. Togliatti recovers in hospital. Military presence in mountains. Paris: Olympic torch reaches France. Bastille Day celebrations. General de Gaulle surrounded by crowds in the streets. War memorial at Verdun. De Gaulle makes a speech. Communists respond with air-raid sirens. Crowd sing Marseillaise.