• Short Summary

    Free Belgians visits Free colony of French Equatorial Africa to show their support.

  • Description

    Title reads: "With the Free French in Africa".

    Brazzaville, French Equatorial Africa (now Republic of the Congo).

    Various L/S of Belgian nationals in Congo riverboat arriving from Leopoldville (Kinsasha), they visiting the French inhabitants to show sympathy to the Free French cause. Various shots of the affluent looking Belgians stepping off riverboat. L/S of a crowd outside government building, French flags hang from it. C/U of Colonial High Commissioner General de Larminat, tipping his hat. M/S of allied nations flags. M/S of de Larminat giving a speech.

    C/U of black African man, Monsieur Eboue, the new Governor General of French Equatorial Africa. M/S crowd of black children waving. Various shots of Eboue and de Larminat inspecting troops. Various shots of crowd and governors saluting or raising hats as flag of Free French struggle, the Cross of Lorraine, is raised. We hear sound of French national anthem. Various shots of soldiers marching in parade.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1101.03
    Media URN:
    38418
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:22:00 / 01:12:54:00
    Canister:
    41/15

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