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  • Short Summary

    Riff Front. Troops march through Casablanca and refugees are forced to live in tents on hills.

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    Item title reads - More pictures from the Riff Front by our operator with the French Forces.... In Fez - Moulay Youssef - the Sultan makes State entry to pledge his support. Morocco.

    M/S as the Sultan and buglers ride through Fez in procession. People stand at the side playing drums and tambourines. M/S of the sultan speaking to a French officer. M/S of the Sultan in his carriage, supporters kiss his hand and sleeve. C/U profile of him speaking to them. M/S as he rides away with his party.

    Intertitle - 'Reinforcements of men and guns pass through Casablanca daily.' L/S as the troops walk through the centre of the town, M/S of horses pulling gun carriages.

    Intertitle - 'Refugees cram the roads as hostilities increase.' L/S of the people walking in line down the road, some ride on horses. Various shots as they make their way along with their possessions, the camera pans across them.

    Intertitle - '20,000 refugees are living in a City of Tents near Moulay.' L/S of the tents all over the hillside with people milling about in front. L/S aerial view of the tents.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:13:00 / 01:44:56:00
    G 1212

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