• Short Summary

    Interview with General Charles de Gaulle .

    (NB story does not appear to include De Gaulle's inspection of navy.)

  • Description

    ENGLAND, LONDON

    England: An interview with General De Gaulle in London and pictures of his inspection of French Submarines of the Surcouf class. 4 Carlton Gardens, SW 1, England LV Pose shot of General De Gaulle standing up. FSV De Gaulle speaks. FSCU De Gaulle speaking. FCU De Gaulle speaking. (In French)

    SOUND EFFECTS. FSV De Gaulle speaks: "In the world war now raging, France has been defeated at the vanguard of liberty."

    FSCU De Gaulle speaking: "Free Frenchmen do not accept this defeat. Free French men do not accept that, under the guise of European order, their country should be used by the enemy as an invasion base.

    FCU De Gaulle speaking. "Our sole aim and ambition is to unite the Empire for the purpose of war, to free our Country and contribute to the restoration of liberty in the world."

    England: An Interview with General De Gaulle in London. 4 Carlton Gardens S.W.L. England LV Pose shot of General De Gaulle standing up.

    FSV De Gaulle speaks. FCU De Gaulle speaking.

    FCU De Gualle speaking. (In French)

    SOUND EFFECTS. FSV De Gualle speaking: "In the world war now raging, France has been defeated at the vanguard of liberty."

    FSCU De Gaulle speaking: "Free Frenchmen do not accept this defeat. Free Frenchmen do not accept that, under the guise of European order, their country should be used by the enemy as an invasion base."

    FCU De Gaulle speaking: "Our sole aim and ambition is to unite the Empire for the purpose of war, to free our Country and contribute to the restoration of liberty in the world"

    ( *** THIS SEQUENCE BELOW NOT ON CLIP **** )

    An English Port, England: GV French battle-ship and flag in foreground. LV French battleship at quayside with sailors lined up. LBV De Gaulle going aboard battle-ship. SV De Gaulle posing with French Admiral (Muselier?) on ship. LV De Gaulle walking down from control tower of ship, followed by officials. CU Talking to naval officer with others behind. SV Pan inspecting sailors on ship. CU Torpedo tube with 'Al Scheer' on it. SV De Gaulle passing under tube with 'Deutchsland' on it CU 'Deutchsland' on torpedo tube. Pan De Gaulle going aboard big French submarine of the Surcouf class, board showing with 'Honneur' on it, sailors salute De Gaulle. SV Pan De Gaulle on board submarine passing sailors. SV Showing 2 8" guns on submarine. SV Showing plane sliding out of Hangar on submarine. LV De Gaulle looking at plane and hangar. GV another big French submarine of Surcouf class, sailors on deck. CU French sailor type smiling. SV pan De Gaulle on submarine, sailors in f-g and various other ships in b-g. CU French flag.



    Personalities - Politicians; Military - Active; Navy - Ceremonial: Charles Andre Marie Joseph de Gaulle (1890-1970),
    Background: Interview with General Charles de Gaulle .

    (NB story does not appear to include De Gaulle's inspection of navy.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1KTMQXKJGWJTQGPFIDIK5ZVKS
    Media URN:
    VLVA1KTMQXKJGWJTQGPFIDIK5ZVKS
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/12/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    UK: TYRANNY FORCES THE ISSUE Including: De Gaulle interview and inspects navy.

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