• Short Summary

    Free French Admiral Emile Muselier liberates the islands of St Pierre and Miquelon, a French colony off the coast of Canada.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: French Islands choose De Gaulle

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    View from sea of the town of St Pierre, in the island group of St Pierre and Miquelon, a French territory just off the coast of Canada / view over town / Admiral ?????mile Muselier, Commander of the Free French naval forces along / Muselier presenting battle flag to volunteers of the Free French forces / Free French submarine Surcouf in harbour next to another vessel / submarine Surcouf / Free French flag flying / wooden houses lining street in town / road sign "Rue Louis Pasteur" / writing in shop window supporting Free French leader General Charles de Gaulle / Cross of Lorraine (symbol of the Free French) painted on wall / people reading proclamation pinned to fence next to painted Cross of Lorraine / radio mast standing alongside buildings / !st World War memorial / Free French volunteers marching along on harbourside / Free French volunteers presenting arms / volunteers / sailors on board submarine Surcouf breaking up ice frozen to the deck and guns / sailors on the deck of the submarine / ice on cable / ice cocering submarine as crew try to break it up / ice being broken off of anti-aircraft gun / sailors breaking ice from deck / French flag and Free French flag flying together

    SLATE INFORMATION: Good scenes
    Free French submarine Surcouf in harbour / conning tower of submarine / Surcouf in harbour / Surcouf submerging
    Background: Free French Admiral Emile Muselier liberates the islands of St Pierre and Miquelon, a French colony off the coast of Canada.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5PTDTQ74DYCHPDCSLIZLXU7HR
    Media URN:
    VLVA5PTDTQ74DYCHPDCSLIZLXU7HR
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/02/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:42:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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