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  • Short Summary

    General De Gaulle leads parade through streets of liberated Paris.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused Material.

    Paris, France.

    VS of traffic on the Champs Elysee in front of the Arc D' Triomphe. Shots of children playing with soldiers on anti-aircraft guns and tanks. Shots of Allied armoured vehicles in Paris.

    MS of two women collaborators surrounded by crowd. They have had their heads shaved.

    Shots of parade, carrying French flags and placards about De Gaulle and the Free French. Various shots of officers awaiting the arrival of De Gaulle.

    Shots of General Charles De Gaulle walking in parade after liberation of city. De Gaulle acknowledges the applause of the crowds lining the route.

    Shots of people being helped away, possibly injured in the crush or by German snipers. People hide behind sandbags.

    VS of ceremony at Tomb of Unknown Soldier. De Gaulle and others leave at end. Travel shots of crowds.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:07:14:00
    UN 1102 C

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