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  1. Prelude to Premiere

    Date released
    11 Oct 1962
    Series name
    British Movietone News
    Issue no
    1740A
    NoS ID
    024829
    Story no
    2 / 5

    MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Prelude to Premiere. DESCRIPTION: Seen arriving at London Airport, heroine of the French resistance, Madame Gille, better known as Janine Boitard. And there to meet her, Maurice Belfer,...

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  2. The Noose Tightens (Mix to )

    Date released
    17 Jul 1944
    Series name
    British Paramount News
    Issue no
    1396
    NoS ID
    039231
    Story no
    1 / 1
    Extras
    1 commentary sheet, 1 cameraman dope sheet, 1 ephemera, 1 shot list

    War advances towards German soil. Enemy faces dreaded fact as Allies battle victoriously on all fronts. Latest Normandy pictures show British and American advance along 100 mile front. French military court...

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  3. Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: FFI Visitors

    Date released
    20 Nov 1944
    Series name
    British Movietone News
    Issue no
    807
    NoS ID
    013284
    Story no
    1 / 4

    MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: FFI Visitors - March Through London. DESCRIPTION: Two hundred men and women of the FFI began a tour of Britain with a visit to the Cenotaph in London. The French patriots then marched...

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  4. The King Sees Invasion Going Well

    Date released
    22 Jun 1944
    Series name
    British Paramount News
    Issue no
    1389
    NoS ID
    039210
    Story no
    1 / 1
    Extras
    1 film clip, 1 commentary sheet, 1 cameraman dope sheet, 1 ephemera, 1 shot list

    Comprehensive film report from Normandy includes: a. Visit of General de Gaulle. French acclaim resistance leader on short triumphant tour of liberated area. b. British and Americans systematically proceed...

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  5. Fighting to Fish / Un Siecle de Lutte (2004)

    Director
    Charles Menzies
    Subject
    Languages; Social sciences

    Adapted from Dr. Charles Menzie’s book ‘Red Flags and Lace Coiffes’, this film uses animated archival images to tell the turbulent history of industrialisation and resistance over the last century in...

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  6. Triumph in France

    Date released
    28 Aug 1944
    Series name
    Pathe Gazette
    Issue no
    44/69
    NoS ID
    100468
    Story no
    2 / 2
    Extras
    1 film clip, 1 commentary sheet, 1 shot list

    The citadel overlooking the harbour of St Malo where there is still some Nazi resistance comes under bombardment. US troops advance cautiously through the town. German troops from the garrison are led away....

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  7. Plenty (1985 Video)

    Director
    Fred Schepisi
    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 119 min.

    Feature film adapted by David Hare from his stage play in which a courageous and impulsive young Englishwoman returns home after fighting in the French Resistance to encounter the apathy of post-war England.

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  8. Sweet France (1992 Video)

    Director
    Mogniss H Abdallah; Ken Fero
    Subject
    Sociology
    Distribution
    Hire Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 52 min., £20.00 (hire) £30.00 (sale)

    Traces the experiences of the Arab community in France from the Algerian Revolution to the uprisings by Arab youg across the country in recent years. Although unemployment is a national concern, people...

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  9. Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Lionel Gamlin: France - The Days of Fulfillment

    Date released
    28 Aug 1944
    Series name
    British Movietone News
    Issue no
    795
    NoS ID
    013202
    Story no
    2 / 2

    MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: France - Days of Fulfillment. DESCRIPTION: The Maquis, the French Resistance, have been playing a full part in the liberation of France. In Chartres they were in action alongside the...

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  10. Secrets of War (2011)

    Director
    Alan Beattie; Charles Proser
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 1300 minutes), £18.00

    This award-winning series explores lesser-known aspects of the twentieth century’s major conflicts, offering insights into the hidden world of covert operations. Based on information that had been only...

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