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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of De Gaulle arriving at the airport in his Citroen, saluting the Guard of Honour, and boarding his plane for a tour of French African territories. He is seen off by several Ministers.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Paris, France

    LS Prime Minister, General Charles de Gaulle's Citroen arriving at the airport as he embarks on a tour of France's African territories, first stop is Madagascar. (His Cabinet had just approved an amendment draft of what will become the Constitution of the Fifth Republic.) He alights from car and walks to ministers. LS Back view of de Gaulle walking to plane. LS De Gaulle salutes guard of honour. MS He walks up gangway of plane - waves to crowd. MS Group of ministers - Guy Mollet, former French Prime Minister; French Foreign Minister André Malraux and Louis Jacquinot, French Minister of Former Fighters & Victims of the War. MS Propellor spinning, pan along plane. MS Group of Mollet and others. LS Air France plane taxiing away to strip.

    Note: Date appears to be 21/08/1958.

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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:
    01:36:31:00 / 01:38:15:00
    UN 3126 C

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