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March of Time -- outtakes -- Drancy, France; Repatriation

Film | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2242 | Film ID: 867

1252 K (07:01:12-07:04:00): Concentration Camp for Collaborationists, Drancy, France. LS entire courtyard. Traveling shots of people walking about in the courtyard. Shots taken from an auto. LS and MS people standing about. Shot looking up of girls leaning out of windows. Collaborationists filing through doorway escorted by ?? man.

1252 O (07:04:02-07:12:34): Repatriation of French War Prisoners and Civilians, Paris, France. French war prisoners wait on airfield. CU prisoner sitting at side of small tricolor. Close shots of prisoners waiting for planes; march toward planes and board some. Close shots from interior of plane of prisoners climbing aboard. CU American officer checking his passengers. Shots of pilot and co-pilot at controls. French war prisoners in transport plane. Planes in air. Pan shots planes taxiing at Le Bourget airport. Several shots of important people arriving with repatriated civilians and getting out of planes: Marcel Bloch, well-known plane builder; Marcel Rene, Director of "Resistance" paper. Close shots of repatriated General Meunier getting out of plane and reviewing the honor guard. MS French guard of honor presenting arms. French war prisoners get out of plane, and march away. March by camera.

Event:  1946 September
Paris, France
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:47:26
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