Chroniques de France Film Collection, 1971-1973
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Brief Description:

Chroniques de France, "a window on France", is a series of documentaries produced during the 1964-1978 period by France's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, aimed at giving other nations a comprehensive overview of French society. This collection brings together short reports – from about 6 to 13 minutes in length – on every aspect of France's regional, cultural and artistic life. The films invite viewers on set with directors and musical performers and cover topics ranging from fashion to news to national attractions and monuments.

This collection contains 18 issues of the videomagazine, on 16mm film reels, and one index containing guides to most of the films.

Held at:
Media Library
Record Series Number: 05/MP1542
Created by: Société nouvelle Pathé cinéma (France) (1936)
Volume: 19.0 Items
Acquired: 09/06/2010.
Arrangement: Items are arranged by local call number.
Biographical Note for Société nouvelle Pathé cinéma (France) (1936) :

La Société nouvelle Pathé cinéma is a form of the Pathé cinéma film business.

Pathé cinéma was briefly reorganized into La Société nouvelle Pathé cinéma in 1936 after a change in ownership.

Pathé cinéma was founded in 1895 by the Pathé Brothers and has dealt in cinematic equipment, film production, film distribution, films made for television, and cinema multiplexes through 2012. It has undergone numerous changes in structuring, ownership, and specialty. Pathé exists today in partnership with the Gaumont film business.

Access Restrictions: Physical copies of these 16mm films may be viewed upon request in the UNT Media Library.
Subject Index
France--Social life and customs
French language films
Languages of Materials
French [fre]
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: Stony Brook University
Other Formats: Originals of Chroniques de France, as well as digital copies, are housed by Gaumont Pathé Archives. For more information please see
Related Materials: Materials related to this collection by provenance, subject matter, and time period may be found in the France Panorama Film Collection in this repository. For more information please see