STK-ID 14727

Liberation of France: LAS of woman hanging French national flag from her window, crowds running in street as they hear news of the liberation of Paris. General Charles De Gaulle, wearing uniform of a French general marching through the streets of Paris, followed by throng of people. The General has as a walking companion, a British soldier. Shot of German helmet over grave which is marked "Unknown". Spitfires: A base in France with grave (mentioned in previous shot) in the foreground and of pilots washing, working on planes, drinking a toast, with a little French orphan. Shot of knocked out German, RCAF and Canadian soldier examining graves.


Excerpt from
Liberation of France
Paris (France)
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 16mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486