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  • Short Summary

    French paratroops do practice jumps in Algeria while their comrades keep order on the streets.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Algiers, Algeria.

    CU of paratroopers preparing to strap on equipment. CU of soldier strapping on parachute. VS Troops walking towards plane. CU Empty plane. Shot of troops entering plane - from inside of plane. LV of troops entering plane, side view. CU of plane in flight passing camera. Shot from cockpit. CU of propellor. Shot from plane of fields below. CU From plane, of troops preparing to jump. CU of troops jumping from plane. Shot from plane of parachutes. LV of parachutists jumping from plane. GV of parachutes descending. GV Parachutes landing in field. CU Two soldiers sitting on lorry watching the parachutes come down. GV of plane and parachutes inside. CU of parachutes, landing in field.

    GV of South of Algiers. CU Troops walking in street. VS Troops examining papers of peasants. VS Troops searching a woman's bag. CU BV of troops walking away from camera in main street.

    (F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 22/08/1957.

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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:
    01:42:15:00 / 01:43:59:00
    UN 2993 B

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