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    Item title reads - French "Bobbies" 100th anniversary. Imposing celebrations of Gendarme's Centenary in Paris. France.

    L/S of the gendarmes gathered in a square in front of a platform. Various shots as veterans are presented with medals by a man, could be the President (?) He kisses them on both cheeks. L/S of the gendarmes. The President (?) places a wreath on the memorial.

    Intertitle - 'Their uniform in 1829!' M/S of the gendarmes in ridiculously large hats which make them look like Mexican bandits. They are wearing smock tops and trousers.

    Intertitle - 'and today!' M/S of gendarme stood on platform above traffic, he is wearing peaked cap and long coat.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/03/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    35701
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    782.19
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:29:00 / 01:32:44:00
    Canister:
    G 1589
    Sort Number:
    G 1589
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    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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