News from Normandy, Bastille Day celebrated--outtakes
Fox Movietone News Story 52-449...52-452
Views of Bastille Day celebrations and activities throughout Normandy. Scenes include extensive coverage of celebrations at Cherbourg as well as a wreath laying ceremony in Carentan. A funeral mass with sixteen priests presiding is held at the new American cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer. The reel also shows reprisals against women in Cherbourg identified as Nazi collaborators.
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Europe.
World War, 1939-1945--Social aspects.
Motion picture journalists--History.
Filmed on July 14, 1944.
Fox Movietone News (Production unit). Bob Blair (Camera operator). Jack Lieb (Camera operator). United States. Army. Signal Corps (Camera operator).
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
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