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At Home & Abroad: Paris Explosion


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
3 Feb 1938
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1The Front Page: Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Princess Juliana’s baby girl
  2. 2The Front Page: Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Bigger Battleships?
  3. 3At Home & Abroad: Their Majesties return to London
  4. 4At Home & Abroad: Wreck tragedy off Cornwall
  5. 5At Home & Abroad: Rome wedding of Mussolini’s niece
  6. 6At Home & Abroad: Conscripts’ Fete in France
  7. 7At Home & Abroad: Paris Explosion
  8. 8Aviation: Wellington Bomber tries her wings
  9. 9Around Town: with Carl Bernard
  10. 10Sports Page: with Alan Howland: Empire Games athletes
  11. 11Sports Page: with Alan Howland: Boxing - Schmeling v Foord
  12. 12Sports Page: with Alan Howland: Boxing - Ben Foord’s homecoming
  13. 13Sports Page: with Alan Howland: British Bobsleigh Team takes World Title


Story No. within this Issue
7 / 13
Section Title
At Home & Abroad
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Paris Explosion. SHOTLIST: Explosion of over 6,000 hand grenades in a lab. Various shots of the wreckage. Shot of weapons being removed. CU of wrecked car. Shots of men looking around. Villejuif Explosion Aftermath.
Weapons; Explosions; Police; Accidents and disasters
Card file number
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
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