New York, NY, United States
Women come and go through an office door marked "Delegation de la France Libre aux Etats Unis." A Cross of Lorraine (two-barred cross, symbol of the French resistance) is painted on the door. Interior shots of drawings hanging on the wall, also marked with two-barred crosses. Two men sit at a desk: the man behind the desk is Jacques de Sieyes, formerly Charles de Gaulle's representative in the United States and now "appointed to Syria" (according to the March of Time dope sheet). His companion is Mr. de Manziarly. The next scene shows the delegate R. de Roussy de Sales as he dictates to his secretary. He poses by a poster that says Vive la France (with a lot of other text) and is signed by de Gaulle. Busy office workers. Raoul Aglion sits in his office, with a portrait of de Gaulle hanging on the wall behind him, and reads a newspaper. Henry Hauck reads de Gaulle's book "The Army of the Future."
Biography / History:
2011.124.1 The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased the film excerpts from the National Archives and Records Administration in February 2011.
The March of Time, Ltd.
National Archives & Records Administration (NARA), 200 MTT 929 C
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