• Short Summary

    Marshal Foch opens Memorial Monument to Louise de Bettignies . ( She spied for the Allies in world war one - she escaped the death sentence by dying in prison in 1918)
    Memorial unveiled by Marshal Foch on November 11, 1927

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION - FRIEND OF THE ALLIES - MARSHAL FOCH SALUTES MONUMENT ERECTED AT LILLE TO LOUISE DE BETTIGNIES ,SENTENCED TO
    DEATH BY GERMANS AS A SPY

    FRANCE, Lille.

    Marshall Foch accompanied by other officers and dignitaries walk towards camera, Arab ?/ French foreign legion ? ) horsemen(?) following.
    monument (a structure built round three arches), surrounded by dignitaries, Arab horsemen in foreground.

    Marshal Foch and other officers and dignitaries (possibly including politican Georges Clemenceau - old man with white hair and walrus moustache ? ) stand in mourning.


    Marshal Foch and party walking away from monument.
    Background: Marshal Foch opens Memorial Monument to Louise de Bettignies . ( She spied for the Allies in world war one - she escaped the death sentence by dying in prison in 1918)
    Memorial unveiled by Marshal Foch on November 11, 1927

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA429OSQ3GO1Y06PYVCVG07J4T5
    Media URN:
    VLVA429OSQ3GO1Y06PYVCVG07J4T5
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1927
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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