• Short Summary

    Shots of French General Joseph Joffre put together on his death.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Paris. Brave Old 'Papa' Joffre passes, after great fight for life - the wonder and admiration of the whole world."

    Paris, France.

    Marshal / General Joseph Joffre in carriage. With cheering crowds. Top view of parade led by Joffre's carriage. Various shots of Joffre with British and French officers. Shots of a more aged Joffre. Joffre on balcony being cheered. Joffre at opening of British War memorial to 55th West Lancashire Division. CU of elderly Joffre.

    N.B. These shots were put together as an obituary piece on the death of the General.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    753.21
    Media URN:
    8113
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/01/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:49:00 / 01:32:04:00
    Canister:
    31/2

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