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    Paris, France

    GV. The home of Lattre de Tassigny. GV. The windows of the room where he is lying. GV. Crowds lining up and entering building. MS. French soldiers. LS. Coffin being carried from home. MS. Small crowd. MS. Coffin being carried. CU. Coffin being placed on hearse. MS. Mme.Tassigny with unknown personality. MS. The coffin being carried on armoured car through the streets, and arriving at the Invalides Chapel. LS. Coffin entering the chapel, on armoured car. LS. & MS. Coffin being carried into the Chapel. LS. Members of the French forces carrying the General's decorations into the chapel. MS. Bidault, Letourneau and others arriving. LS. Queues waiting outside and entering the Chapel. GV. Invalides Chapel. LS. & MS. Queues filing past the catalogue. (various shots) (picture very dark). MS. The General's decorations. MS. Crowds filing past and making the sign of the Cross. GV. Decorations and Catafalque. MS. French officer standing beside the Catafalque. CU. Women making the Sign of the Cross. GV. (High Elevated) Crowd filing past catafalque. MS. & CU. The General's body laying on bed. (Mute F.G.)

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:09:00 / 01:44:35:00
    UN 2413 C
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    UN 2413 C
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    Religion & Politics War & Revolution
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Lattre de Tassigny" is General Jean de Lattre de Tassigny.

    "Mme. Tassigny with unknown personality" - he's French Minister Jean Letourneau.

    "Bidault" is Georges Bidault.

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