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  • Short Summary

    British MP's visit S.H.A.P.E. Headquarters at Marly near Paris.

  • Description

    S.H.A.P.E. Headquarters Marly, & Paris, France.

    LS. General Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) with several British MP's posing for camera outside S.H.A.P.E. (Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe) headquarters. LS. Photographers taking pictures of the group - Mr Gruenther, French Admiral Lemonnier, Liberal MP E. R. Bowen, Socialist MP F. J. Bellenger, Mr Stewart, General Eisenhower, Conservative MP Edward Heath, Conservative MP H. J. Hulbert, Mr Saunders, Sir Harold Parker. CU. General Eisenhower with two MP's. Good close up shot of General Eisenhower, he is shaking hands with men surrounding him. LS. The delegates and photographers on steps of S.H.A.P.E. headquarters. MS. S.H.A.P.E. flag flying at half mast - honouring the death of General de Tassigny. CU. General Eisenhower laughing with MP's.

    LS. MP's walking to the tomb of the unknown warrior at base of Arc de Triomphe in Paris. LS. & MS. MP's standing beside the tomb. MS. MP's leaving the tomb. MS. Coffin of General de Tassigny on gun carriage in open space near the Arc de Triomphe. GV. Arc de Triomphe.

    (Mute F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 16/01/1952.

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    Film ID:
    2583.19
    Media URN:
    69489
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:44:00 / 01:53:36:00
    Canister:
    UN 2417 D

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Lemonnier" is Andre Lemonnier.

    "E. R. Bowen" is Roderic Bowen.

    "F. J. Bellenger" is Frederick Bellenger.

    "Conservative MP H. J. Hulbert" (it should have read N. J. Hulbert), is Norman Hulbert.

    "General de Tassigny" is General Jean de Lattre de Tassigny.

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