France's Tribute To Lord Haig 1931

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    Full title reads: "France's Tribute to Lord Haig. Lady Haig places wreath on the 'Stone of Remembrance' at the great British cemetery, Etaples."

    Etaples, France.

    Lady Haig holding wreath says a few short words before placing the flowers at the base of the memorial to the war dead.

    Shots of people gathered for memorial service. Shots of flowers at monument.

    Pan down large stone monument. Various shots of gravestones in British War Cemetery.

    Intertitle reads: "All ranks of both nations were represented at unveiling of the statue of the late British Commander in Chief at Montreuil."

    Montreuil, France.

    British and French troops parade. Lots of people gather around statue before unveiling ceremony. Cover is removed from statue of Field Marshal Earl Douglas Haig on horseback.

    British officer reads speech.

    MS of statue. WS of crowd singing a hymn.

    Shots of dignitaries sitting on covered stage. Troops march past. Led by French military band.

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    Cataloguer:
    Mark
    Stock:
    Black & White
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    Mute
    Media URN:
    12109
    Sort Number:
    31/053
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:33:00 / 01:27:13:00
    Canister:
    31/53
    Film ID:
    847.14
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1931
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