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Production Details: Directorate of Public Relations, War Office (Production sponsor)
Army Film and Photographic Unit (Production company)
Collins (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, Army Film and Photographic Unit (regiment/service)
Keywords: celebrations, French - liberation: Paris (object name)
society, British military - friendship: fraternisation (object name)
society, French - friendship (object name)
Paris, Département de Ville de Paris, France (geography)
Notes: Note: See with A70 136-1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, 137-1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 140-9 for footage taken during the liberation of Paris.
Remarks: A brief insight into the mad-house atmosphere in Paris in the wake of its liberation by the Allies.
Documentation/associated material: for a journalistic account of the events that led up to the liberation of Paris and the fighting in the city, read 'Is Paris Burning?' by Dominique Lapierre and Larry Collins. See also the film 'Journal de la Resistance' based on film footage taken by the FFI.