• Short Summary

    Former Premier of Vichy France Laval appears as witness at Petain trial.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "WITNESS LAVAL".

    Paris, France.

    Former French Prime Minister Edouardo Daladier entering the crowded courtroom. Top shot of crowded court with judges on the bench. Various shots of Paul Reynaud, a man who was Prime Minister of the Republic in the time of capitulation, giving evidence. Crowds in the court. Various shots of Pierre Laval, Former Prime Minister of Vichy France, giving evidence. Close up shot of Marshal Petain seated in court. Close up shot of Petain scratching his ear. One of Petain's hands twitching nervously. Crowds in the gallery of the court. More shots of the court in session. Laval leaving the court.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1161.18
    Media URN:
    40155
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/08/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:31:00 / 01:39:24:00
    Canister:
    45/66

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