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  1. French Resistance Honoured

    Date released
    20 Jun 1957
    Series name
    British Movietone News
    Issue no
    1463A
    NoS ID
    021755
    Story no
    4 / 5

    MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: French Premier at Downing Street. DESCRIPTION: French paratroops were on parade in Dorset Square, London, for a ceremony attended by the Prime Ministers of Great Britain and of France....

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  2. Resistance! (1996 Video)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. b&w/col. 52 min., 1996 sale: £12.99 (inclusive)

    Surviving French Resistance fighters and wartime Special Operations Executive agents tell the the story of their work in Occupied France, leading to the Liberation of Paris.

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  3. Partisans - War Behind the Lines (2000 Video)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 48 min., 2001 sale: £9.99 (inc. VAT +p&p)

    Uses archive footage to highlight the importance of the organised civilian groups who fought military actions or performed acts of espionage, sabotage, disruption and protest against occupying forces. Looks...

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  4. For the Love of Tomorrow

    Subject
    History; Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 41 minutes), £8.00

    This film is a profile of Madame Irène Laure, a member of the French Resistance who, travelled to Germany after the war to speak about the importance of forgiveness. ‘I longed for the total destruction...

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  5. Témoins de la Libération de Paris, Les, Et 20 Ans en Août 1944: Deux Films de Jorge Amat

    Director
    Lorenzo Alvary
    Subject
    French studies; History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 PAL), 15 Euros

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  6. King and Queen Attend Film Premier

    Date released
    12 Jun 1950
    Series name
    British Paramount News
    Issue no
    2012
    NoS ID
    042414
    Story no
    1 / 3

    French-born wife of Mr Peter Churchill is presented to Their Majesties at first night of "Odette", the film depicting her heroic work in the French Resistance.

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  7. Battle in Normandy

    Series name
    Warwork News
    Issue no
    S15/52
    NoS ID
    156720
    Story no
    1 / 2

    The great campaign for which we have toiled since Dunkirk. British move on Caen. Surprised, Nazis surrender. Shots of Caen in ruins. German snipers rounded up. French Resistance welcomes Allies.

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  8. London Host to FFI

    Date released
    20 Nov 1944
    Series name
    British Paramount News
    Issue no
    1432
    NoS ID
    039367
    Story no
    1 / 4
    Extras
    1 commentary sheet, 1 cameraman dope sheet, 1 shot list

    Two hundred young members of French Resistance Movement are guests of capital. Lord Mayor inspects them after march from Cenotaph.

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  9. No Ordinary People (1995 Video)

    Director
    David Hinton
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. 50 min., 1998 sale: £99.00 (+VAT +p&p) (VHS)

    Celebrates the experience of the courageous French Resistance in World War 2. Acts as a reminder of how ordinary people can be transformed by the extraordinary events of war.

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  10. Last Mitterand, The (2005)

    aka: Promeneur du Champs de Mars, Le

    Subject
    French studies; History; Politics & government
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 116 minutes), £19.99

    A dramatised film based on the writing of Francois Mitterand’s memoirs, providing a glimpse of his life, times and legacy. The old man is dying from prostate cancer and knows he doesn’t have much time to...

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