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March of Time -- outtakes -- Fighting French

Film | Accession Number: 2005.486.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4393 | Film ID: 2802

Exterior shots of the headquarters of the Fighting French (General De Gaulle's resistance organization) at 1420 16th Street, NW in Washington, DC. The French flag and a flag with the Cross of Lorraine hang from the balcony. People come and go from the building. Close-ups of the Cross of Lorraine flag. Interior shots of Adrien Tixier (who has only one arm), head of the Fighting French delegation, as he gives dictation to his secretary. There is a Cross of Lorraine flag and a portrait of De Gaulle on the wall behind him. Close-up of Fighting French literature on Tixier's desk. Tixier seated around a table with some of his associates (from the March of Time dope sheet): Jean-Georges Gayral (Naval section), Col. Pierre de Chevigne (military mission), Christian Belle (attache), Col. Charles Luguet (Air section). Close-ups of Tixier, of the other men, and finally of the portrait of Charles De Gaulle.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:06:58
Event Date
1942 September 19
Locale
Washington, DC, United States
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-03-07 13:54:39
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