• Short Summary

    High Court scenes in Paris as Marshal Petain faces trial.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "THE PETAIN SCENE".

    Paris, France.

    High angle shot of Palace of Justice courtyard. Close up shot of bricked up window of Marshal Phillippe Petain's cell.

    Former leader of Vichy France, 89 year old Marshal Petain entering the court. Petain seated in court.

    Andre Mornet, French Prosecutor speaking vigorously.

    Paul Reynaud, French Prime Minster, Michel Clemenceau former President of France and French President Le Brun seated in court.

    Various shots of Marshal Petain reading a statement in packed courtroom.

    Several shots of the crowd arguing and pushing each other so the police has to jump in. Prosecutor, Mr Mornet, is involved in a scene in the courtroom.

    Close up shot of Marshal Petain seated in the courtroom.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1159.06
    Media URN:
    40100
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/07/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:48:00 / 01:18:54:00
    Canister:
    45/61

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