• Short Summary

    General De Gaulle leads parade of Free French forces in march through London.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "14th July, 1940 - France's National Day".

    London.

    Various good shots of General Charles De Gaulle and other French officers arriving at the Cenotaph where he lays a wreath and takes salute at march past of French army and naval units.

    MS De Gaulle laying wreath at the statue of Marshal Foch in Grosvenor Gardens.

    CU Wreath inscribed Les Francais Libres.

    CU Full frame of Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

    VS of the huge parade in Paris of French national and colonial troops along the Champs Elysees and past the Arc de Triomphe during a former 14th July parade - all library shots.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1051.01
    Media URN:
    20961
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/07/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:08:00 / 01:01:44:00
    Canister:
    40/58

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