In Compiegne Forest - The Fallen Eagle 1922

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    Memorial unveiled to commemorate the fourth anniversary of the Armistice which marked the end of "The Great War" (First World War). Compiegne Forest and Paris, France.

    Full titles read: "IN COMPIEGNE FOREST - THE FALLEN EAGLE - Earl Haig & Admiral Lord Wemyss at solemn ceremony on exact spot where the Armistice was signed."

    L/S of large stone slab commemorating Marshall Foch. L/S of large memorial being unveiled to watching crowds. L/S of the memorial of the "Fallen Eagle". L/S of Earl Haig and Admiral Wemyss looking up at the memorial. Group shot of people (many look like they could be war veterans) singing. L/S of Haig giving speech.

    Intertitle reads: "Allies unite at Unknown French Warrior's Tomb in the Arc de Triomphe in Paris."

    Good L/S of the Arc de Triomphe with people crowded in a circle around it. High angled shot of long procession walking towards Arc de Triomphe. L/S of floral wreaths. L/S's of soldiers standing in line holding large flags.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/11/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    23370
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    290.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:36:00 / 01:10:37:00
    Canister:
    G 929
    Sort Number:
    G 0929
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