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  • Short Summary

    French towns liberated from German occupation - French enter Noyon and Roye.

  • Description

    Towns Delivered From Bondage.

    Noyon and Roye, France

    World War One. French towns liberated from German occupation; they welcome French Army. Shot of French soldiers marching through street of town; including military band. General Nivelle is greeted by children; accepts flowers from little girl and kisses her on the cheeks. CU of Nivelle kissing a nun with crowd of village women and children and old men in BG. French soldiers walk over ruins - huge crater of dirt; pan over to huge pile of boards of collapsed building; on to more bombed out buildings; with entire wall missing; like a dollshouse.

    War damage; bombing; destruction

    G 422 A.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1864.39
    Media URN:
    71756
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1917
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:12:00 / 01:42:10:00
    Canister:
    ON 043 H

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