Vincent Massey In France - 1939 1939

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    Canadian High Commissioner to London, Vincent Massey getting out of the car in France. He walks towards the unusual memorial to Canadians killed in the World War One at battle of Vimy Ridge. Several shots of the memorial and men looking at it - two very tall obelisks placed on a square base. Several nice C/U shots of Mr Massey talking to high ranking officer. Memorial in the mist. Various shots of Mr Massey and his company walking around the memorial. Several shots of Mr Massey walking towards his car, entering the car and driving away.

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    British Pathé
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    Media URN:
    58294
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    608.12
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:37:00 / 01:30:22:00
    Canister:
    UN 194 E
    Sort Number:
    UN 0194 E
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