• Short Summary

    Charles De Gaulle accepts the President's offer to form a French National Government.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Paris. The Fifth Republic."

    Paris, France. Charles De Gaulle accepts the President's offer to form a National Government.

    LV French President Coty and General Charles de Gaulle walking toward Press on steps of the Elysee Palace. SV Crowds surrounding the two men. SV Looking over top of car as de Gaulle gets into his car. SV President Coty surrounded by Press as de Gaulle drives away.

    GV Night. Crowds demonstrating acknowledgement of de Gaulle's nomination in front of Government House in Algiers. GV Massed crowds demonstrating at night.

    LV General de Gaulle's car arriving at night outside the Elysee Palace. SV De Gaulle stepping out of car and walking into Elysee Palace. SV Pierre Pflimlin walking up steps. SV Antoine Pinay walking up steps. SV Guy Mollet walking up steps.

    SV Jubilant crowds demonstrating in Paris streets at night.

    GV National Assembly. Top View de Gaulle walking up steps onto rostrum to address Assembly. LV Assembly listening. SV de Gaulle addressing Assembly.

    GV Massed crowds at night waiting for de Gaulle to leave. GV de Gaulle leaving building and getting into car, as rain falls.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:35:00 / 01:55:57:00

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