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  • Short Summary

    General Charles de Gaulle leading victory parade through Paris.

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    Paris, France.

    Various shots of the General de Gaulle followed by several military and civic dignitaries walking through crowded street. He enters grounds of a palace - not sure which. Mass crowd around the palace and on the streets. Various shots of General de Gaulle addressing the masses from Palace balcony, people cheer and salute. Various shots of General de Gaulle inspecting Guard of Honour. More shots of the mass on the streets and General de Gaulle talking from balcony.

    Unknown harbour.

    Cut to a car driving along road towards camera, many destroyed buildings in background. General de Gaulle leaving car and boarding French ship, crew lined up on deck. Various travelling shots of battleships of the French fleet in a harbour. General de Gaulle inspecting fleet, he salutes.

    Plane landing at unknown airfield. General de Gaulle leaving plane, Guard of Honour lined up in front of plane. Various shots of General de Gaulle shaking hands with airmen, lines of planes in background - this is probably footage of General de Gaulle inspecting his Air Force.

    Various shots of the General de Gaulle inspecting the army. Various shots of mass crowd on square in Paris with de Gaulle addressing the crowd. Various shots of de Gaulle addressing mass crowd from other balconies.

    Several air shots of Paris and possibly other towns. De Gaulle walking through streets.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:31:00 / 01:48:41:00
    UN 1183 C

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