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    Governor General Leonard tours South Algeria and holds a conference at border.

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    Various, Algeria.

    Beni-Abess: Air view of the desert and a town. LS. Governor General of Algeria Roger Leonard saluting flag. LS. Troops on camels. MS. & LS. CU. Governor General Leonard. Flag being marched. Camel corps riding past. LS. Governor General taking salute. LS. Camel Corps. riding past.
    Adrar: Crowd of Arab soldiers dancing with guns high over their heads - some sort of a warriors dance presumably. MS. Governor General Leonard watching. Arabs dancing. Large clouds of dust on square. Governor General Leonard watching from balcony. Arabs dancing.
    Timimoun: Aerial view - Timimoun. LS. Crowd of Arab soldiers gathered, men dancing. LS. Governor General Leonard walking past crowd. Men dancing and playing native instruments. Troops presenting arms. LS. & MS. Arab soldiers on camels. CU. Camel's head. LS. Governor General Leonard inspecting camel corps Guard of Honour. Men at attention on camels. MS. Governor General Leonard shaking hands with Arab officials. MS. Governor General Leonard decorating two Caids with the Legion of Honour. LS. & MS. Governor General Leonard walking through crowds of Arabs. LS. Hospital. LS. Governor General Leonard walking towards hospital, shakes hands with officials. LS. Governor General Leonard unveiling plaque and declaring hospital open. GV. Two views of hospital. LS. Governor General Leonard and officials looking at hospital. MS. Governor General Leonard entering and inspecting hospital. LS. Governor General Leonard walking between Arabs who salute him by firing rifles into the air. CU. Arab children clapping. MS. Mme Leonard receiving flowers from child. CU. Arab children. MS. Mme. Leonard talking to Arab children.
    The Algerian, Mauritanian & Moroccan Border: MS. Governor General Leonard welcomed by officials at the airport, plane in background. Line of jeeps and Arab soldiers marching past camera. Governor General Leonard walking with officials past Guard of Honour. LS. Governor General Leonard acknowledging applause. CU. Legionnaire. CU. Leonard with army officer. CU. Unidentified personality. CU. Governor General Leonard with army officer. LS. Governor General Leonard entering the conference building to hold a conference.


    Date found in the old record - 01/01/1952.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:03:00 / 01:32:03:00
    UN 2420 A

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