• Short Summary

    The Prince of Wales unveils a statue in London to commemorate Marshal Foch.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. 'A great soldier of France' whose courage was tried as gold in the fire and never faltered. (H.R.H. the Prince of Wales at unveiling of Marshal Foch memorial statue)."

    London.

    Prince Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) in Guards' uniform inspects troops. The Prince salute in front of the statue. He greets Madame Foch, widow of the Marshal, she stands with her two daughters.

    MS Prince Edward makes a speech (no sound). Unveiling of the statue of the mounted French soldier.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    711.26
    Media URN:
    6259
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/06/1930
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:18:00 / 01:50:43:00
    Canister:
    30/3

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    This newspaper report reveals the date of the unveiling to be 5 June 1930......

    http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/artic
    le/21562385#pstart1742597



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