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  • Short Summary

    Police security intensifies on the eve of signing of Franco - Algerian pact in Paris.

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    Paris, France & Algeria, Algiers.

    Various shots of the police checking security in Paris and suburbs looking in people's shopping bags, looking under car bonnets and checking identification papers. Various shots of the check points and road blocks after signing of Franco / Algerian pact. Various shots around Aunoy Estate where five Algerian Ministers (Ben Bella & his companions) are well guarded. Security measures are carried out all the time at different places in town.

    Various shots (scenic shots of the town and harbour, street shots and travel shots from moving car) around the Algiers. People walking around the streets, graffiti with political message on walls, strong military presence, etc. People are searched on streets and their papers checked by the army. Busy streets, market, European and Arabic people and children on the streets, strong military presence around.


    Date found in the old record - 19/02/1962.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:05:00 / 01:24:49:00
    UN 3592 I

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