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  • Short Summary

    American troops in South of France.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    France.

    L/S military motor launch crossing harbour. Various shots film posters outside cinema. Two American sailors point at poster for Charles Boyer film.

    Various shots military vehicles (American?) and soldiers on horseback moving through countryside, mountains of Alps in background. L/S police station with allied flags outside. C/U of plaque - commemorates American volunteer airmen of 1916 and gives name of town Luxeuil-les-Bains.

    Aerial shot smoke rising from mountains. Aerial shot coastal town - French Riviera? Various shots American sailors larking about in street, pretending to bull fight. Cameraman's clapper board gives Nice as location. Bizarre shot showing jeep driving towards theatrical backdrop. Various shots American soldier on concrete fort - captured German fort? More aerial shots of mountainous landscape.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1980.02
    Media URN:
    61977
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:14:00 / 01:07:29:00
    Canister:
    UN 1101 C

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