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  • Short Summary

    Shots of children, Girl writing, seated at table, arab women.

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    Bidonvilles, Algeria.

    French girl students help count the population, establish a social census, help those who have some demands or approaches to make with the public administration and write letters for those who have a brother or a husband in France.

    GV. Algiers. LS. CU. Passengers coming along gangway of ship. LS. CU. Girls climbing onto jeep. MS. Jeep carrying girls, drives off. GV. Rubbish dump. MS. 2 girls & French soldiers. MS. 2 little children. LS. 2 girl students one holding child's hand, other children in foreground. MS. Girl student holding little girl in her arms and talking to her. MS. Girl talks to 3 children, she picks up girl. BV. Girl student holding girl, walks toward entrance of house. Int. shot, girl carrying child, walks towards gypsy woman & two other girls, they all sit on floor & talk & laugh. LS. Girl walking along followed by children. GV. Children seated at desks. Pan shot of rooftops. LS. 2 girls walk through market place. BV. Arab women entering gates of "Section Administrative". CU. Girls hands turning over passports. MS. Girl seated at table, Arab women & little child round table. MS. CU. tearing piece of paper in half and handing to one of Arab women. MS. CU. Man talking to girl student who is seated at table. MS. LS. Girl writing, seated at table. MS. LS. Girl writing. 2 Arab women seated round her, girl shakes hand of arab woman. LS. Girl students walking along with crowd of children. LS. Girl in bathing suit lining children up. LS. People diving into pool. GV. Panning shot of rows of huts.


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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:
    01:45:22:00 / 01:47:11:00
    UN 3014 F

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