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    Canvassing in Marseilles, scuffle on street corner, plastic bomb at Comiti HQ.

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    Marseilles, France.

    CU. French types being interviewed in street of Paris about the elections. Mute interview. VS. Georges Pompidou shaking hands with some friends in street in Orvilliers. VS. Mr. Pompidou entering building and casting his vote in box, he then leaves. GV. Marseilles and the harbour, zoom to harbour front. GV. Harbour pan to Town Hall. CU. Posters for the UNR. candidate Professor Comiti. GV. Modern block of flats in Marseilles. VS. In shadow of the modern flats are the slum shacks of Marseilles. VS. Posters being put up for Comiti and Gaston Deferre, another of the contestants. CU. Comiti. MS. Part of front at Marseilles. VS. Gaston Deferre in Marseilles street, he shakes people's hands. VS. M. Matalon another contestant meeting shop keepers and at a general meeting. VS. People with megaphones canvassing for votes near some large blocks of flats. VS. Some people putting posters on wall for candidate M. Luccioni and some other young men tear the posters down and a scuffle takes place. VS. Damage caused at headquarters of M.Comiti, the damage was caused by plastic bomb attack. MS. M. Comiti entering polling station. MS. Queue of people waiting to vote. CU. M. Deferre casting his vote. MS. M. Deferre leaving polling station. MS. President de Gaulle in polling station and he places his vote in box.


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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:
    01:35:28:00 / 01:38:31:00
    UN 4003 B

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