Transmission of information at Havas News Agency in Lisbon about Allied occupation of Africa during World War II.
Lisbon Portugal Date:1942 Duration:1 min 41 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Transmission of news in Lisbon about Allied occupation in Africa during World War II. Exterior of Havas News Agency. Portuguese and French flags outside. Interior office of O.F.I. In Havas agency shows editor Mr. Dany, chief collaborator Mr. Audibert and journalist Jean Fortenoy who was sent by French Prime Minister Pierre Laval and Germans to 'supervise' the Havas office. Mr. Audibert holds dispatch announcing occupation of Africa. Exteriors show street traffic of bicycles and fishmongers passing by. Interior of main office of Marconi, people send cables. Map on wall shows Marconi covers world. Reception room showing men sending cables. Machines receive cable from New York asking details of Kyron Taylor's visit to Lisbon. View of electrical equipment and machinery in the Marconi offices, where techinician in overalls checks instrument readings and records them on a clipboard. Outside view of the various transmitting towers and antennas of the Marconi Alfragide radio station near Lisbon.
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