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  • Short Summary

    Admiral David Beatty reviewing troops.

  • Description

    Admiral David Beatty.

    France.

    People walking down street; all to right - some with children; some push bicycles. Behind them parade; marching band plays. MS parade on street; crowds at side. Sailors march after band - parade is a moving strip diagonally across whole screen. MS group waving Australian banners and flags. Soldiers (French?) with bayonets march across square, building with arches in background. Sailors march in same place.

    Royal Navy senior ratings march, followed by Royal Marine platoon. march. Admiral David Beatty and some other officers walk towards camera & other officer; they salute; walk together to right. Good shot of sailors in long row, they lift caps and give three cheers. Various military groups march - looks like US Marines. French soldiers march through arch; front diagonal shot. Navy marching band march in. Officers saluting. (French; British etc.). CU officers reviewing troops. CU Beatty talking to French officer. Group of bigwigs walk out of building including French Secretary of the Navy George Dygues. MS all these military & government types standing outside building talking.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1914.18
    Media URN:
    73178
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1919
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:01:00 / 01:38:38:00
    Canister:
    ON 131 C

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